XVII. On the mutual action of sulphuric acid and alcohol, with observations on the composition and properties of the resulting compound

@article{HennellXVIIOT,
  title={XVII. On the mutual action of sulphuric acid and alcohol, with observations on the composition and properties of the resulting compound},
  author={Henry Hennell},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={240 - 249}
}
  • Henry Hennell
  • Engineering
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
The following experiments were originally undertaken with the view of ascertaining the nature of that singular product of the distillation of sulphuric acid and alcohol, which has long been known in the pharmaceutical laboratory under the name of oil of wine, and which has generally been regarded by chemists as a modification of sulphuric ether. The results however of my enquiries have led me to very different conclusions, and induce me to regard it as a hitherto undescribed compound of… Expand