Nicholas Saunderson: Lectures

Scope and Content

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

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

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

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