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Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of November 22, 1810 to May 22, 1811. During this period, Dinwiddie resided in London. This file consists of one journal that is 109 pages in length.

Queries and Hints vol. 1 #1-243

This is volume 1 of the scientific journal entitled "Queries and Hints"; it contains queries numbered 1 to 243. Composed by James Dinwiddie in 1779-80 while he was in Belfast, Newry, Drogheda, Dublin, and Cork, the journal covers a variety of scientific subjects. This file consists of one journal.

Queries and Hints vol. 5 #728-794

This is volume 5 of the scientific journal entitled "Queries and Hints"; it contains queries numbered 728 to 794. Composed by James Dinwiddie in November, 1786, the journal covers a variety of scientific subjects. This file consists of one journal.

Queries and Hints vol. 9 #1287-1721

This is volume 9 of the scientific journal entitled "Queries and Hints"; it contains queries numbered 1287 to 1721. Composed by James Dinwiddie in November, 1788 while in London, the journal covers a variety of scientific subjects. This file consists of one journal.

Queries and Hints vol. 11 #1896-1972

This is volume 11 of the scientific journal entitled "Queries and Hints"; it contains queries numbered 1896 to 1972. Composed by James Dinwiddie in November, 1790 while in London, the journal covers a variety of scientific subjects. This file consists of one journal.

Queries and Hints vol. 15 #2270-2251

This is volume 15 of the scientific journal entitled "Queries and Hints"; it contains queries numbered 2270 to 2251. Composed by James Dinwiddie in July, 1792 while in London, the journal covers a variety of scientific subjects. This file consists of one journal.

Queries and Hints vol. 3 (new series) or vol. 21 (old series) #171-471

This is volume 3 of the new series (or volume 21 of the old series) of the scientific journal entitled "Queries and Hints"; it contains queries numbered 171 to 471. Composed by James Dinwiddie in 1797 while in Calcutta, the journal covers a variety of scientific subjects. This file consists of one journal.

Antitheses, No. 1

In this paper, James Dinwiddie writes his own opinions on forgiveness and the nature of man as well as traitors and political freedoms. This file consists of one journal.

Scientific Journal

This two part journal written by James Dinwiddie examines the history or theory of mind and spirit. The first part discusses the history of man while the second looks at what man can learn from Nature. This file consists of one journal.

Astronomy

In this scientific journal, James Dinwiddie focuses on astronomy. He discusses the solar system, sunspots, comets, and the moon. This file consists of one journal.

Royal Institution Notes

This notebook kept by James Dinwiddie between December 17, 1808 and June 3, 1809 contains notes on Mr. Davy's lectures at the Royal Institution. The lectures focus on a range of topics in chemistry including the decompostion of acids and alkalis by electricity, metals, and potassium. This file consists of one notebook.

Royal Institution Notes

This notebook kept by James Dinwiddie between April 21, 1810 and May 26, 1811 contains notes on lectures at the Royal Institution. The lectures focus on a range of topics including natural history, astronomy, and physics. This file consists of one notebook.

Vision

This notebook kept by James Dinwiddie examines vision. Dinwiddie describes the structures of the eye as well as the diffraction and refraction of light. This file consists of two journals.

Early Experiments

This journal by James Dinwiddie records some of his experiments with air and balloons. This file consists of one journal.

Act to Enlarge the Powers of Institution

This document is a copy of an act issued in 1810 by the King of England enlarging the powers of the Royal Institution of Great Britain. The act allows named proprietors to purchase a library and meeting house on behalf of the institution and outlines the requirements for elections.

Three financial documents

Three financial documents; one for a transaction between John Anderson Jannet Kellock, one between James Dinwiddie and Geo Hampton and one regarding loans made by William Boyd to three individuals. The papers are dated November 29, 1794 to April 24, 1809.

One letter to James Dinwiddie from D Burges

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