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Nicholas Saunderson: Lectures

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2977

Scope and Contents

Notes on Sanderson's lectures in the hand of William Haswell. Includes: lectures on hydrostatics, sounds, optics (with others), mechanics, astronomy, tides, technical chronology, and the doctrine of heat and cold. With (fo. 128) copy of letter from James Bate to Hans Deveille, 3 Jan. 1726


  • Creation: 1725 (Circa)


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1 volume(s) (1 volume paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at Capt. Linskill's sale, Sotheby's, 28 Jan. 1890, lot 244.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm available

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