Epinay-sur-Seine Peeters & Alban 1776 SIT

Site Description: 
sulphuric acid plant
Type of Site
Site Category: 
Site of Chemistry: 
Yes
Site of Alchemy: 
No
Laboratory: 
No
Teaching Room: 
No
Location
Pinned Location: 
Accuracy: 
Approximate
Historical Location
Historical Country: 
France
Historical City: 
Epinay-sur-Seine
Period of Operation
Start Date: 
1776 Jul 31st
End Date: 
1778 Feb
The Site
Activities at the Site
Notes: 
31/7/76: P & A leased the site in the centre of Epinay from Bourboulon, Buffault and Papillon de la Ferte for 700 livres per year.
Early 1779: the company was forced to move the works to Javel in the face of opposition from local inhabitants over pollution.
Primary Sources: 
Detailed Reference: 
F12/1506
Detailed Reference: 
Et XLVIII/236, 31/7/76, bail; XLVIII/237, 10/8/76, societe
Secondary Sources: 
Detailed Reference: 
pp. 128-131
Detailed Reference: 
p. 18
Start Year: 
1776
End Year: 
1778