Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: An Unpublished Manuscript From The Naturalist José Bonifácio De Andrada E Silva: The Document About The Method For Disinfecting The Letters Came From Foreign Countries [um Manuscrito Inédito Do Naturalista José Bonifácio De Andrada E Silva: O Parecer Sobre O Método De Desinfetar As Cartas Vindas De Países Estrangeiros]
Author: Varela A.G.
Lopes M.M.
Abstract: The naturalist profile of the Enlightened José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva has been few explored by historiography. He had an active part in the Portuguese Enlightenment, actuating in many Research and Teaching Institutions. At the Lisbon Royal Academy of Science he was one of the distinctive members, publishing innumerable scientific memoir. In the field of Chemistry, is relevant the document about the method for disinfecting the letters came from foreign countries (1815), elaborated by a Committee of three members: José Bonifácio, Francisco Elias Rodrigues da Silveira e Luiz de Siqueira Oliva. In this paper, they defended the using of oxymuriatic gas (archaic name of the chlorine gas) as the most efficient antiseptic against "the miasmas of the plague and yellow fever" instead of vinegar.
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 
Date Issue: 2006
Appears in Collections:Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
2-s2.0-33645791862.pdf572.33 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.