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John Parnther: Notes and transcripts of lectures

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.589

Scope and Contents

Notes by John Parnther of Peterhouse College on a series of lectures given at Cambridge University. Lectures by N. Saunderson and Robert Smith on hydrostatics, sounds, optics, mechanics, astronomy, the tides, technical chronology, dioptrica and catoptrica.


  • Creation: 1727-1729


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

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Elijah Johnson, Cambridge, 7 Sep. 1869.

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