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Notes on Geometry

This document contains four pages of notes on geometry written by James Dinwiddie. The notes contain diagrams and proofs of theorems.

Notes on Fireworks

This document contains two pages of notes on the composition of fireworks written by James Dinwiddie.

Notes and Research Papers

This group of documents is a series of unidentified notes and research papers composed by James Dinwiddie. This file consist of 116 pages of material.

List of Manufacturers

This document compiled by James Dinwiddie contains a list of manufacturers in England including their industrial machinery and manufacturing practices. This file consists of notes.

Memoire

Notes on a new method of preparing solid colours for paint by Antoine Francois de Fourcroy

Lecture Notes

These notes written by James Dinwiddie outline twenty lectures on topics in physics including motion, gravity, force, and acceleration. The notes also touch on natural theology with respect to knowledge and creation.

Lecture 7

These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie in 1783 (?) deal with electricity and electrical machines.

Lecture 11

These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie in 1783 (?) note various astronomical systems including the Ptolemaic and Copernican as well as Kepler's, Newton's, and Descartes' theories on planetary motion.

Lecture 13 - Astronomy

These notes written by James Dinwiddie outline a lecture on astronomy. He discusses the various planets and their motion as well as their various measurements (diameter, distance from the sun).

Optics, No. 1-3

These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie in 1793 focus on optics. Dinwiddie discusses the properties of various instruments including microscopes, telescopes, and magic lanterns as well as convex and concave lenses.

Lecture Notes

These notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 are a series of questions related to astronomy; the notes may be examination papers.

Planitarium - Globe

These notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 focus on planitaria, globes, and other topics in astronomy.

Fine Arts, No. 1

These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 focus on architecture. Dinwiddie mentions building practices for arches, bridges, and porticos.

Lecture Notes

These notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 are recorded in Latin.

Anatomy

These notes written by James Dinwiddie between October 8 and November 24, 1807 are from a series of anatomy lectures given by W. Taunton. The lectures cover the skeletal system and various organs as well as military medicine in the field.

Naval Tactics

These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie focus on naval tactics including navigation, tacking, sailing, weather, and magnetism.

No. 3

These notes written by James Dinwiddie list several experiments in chemistry.

Lightning and other Phenomena: Lectures on Electricity

These notes written by James Dinwiddie focus on lightning and electricity. Dinwiddie mentions Benjamin Franklin, historical dates for important experiments, circuits, conductors and other phenomena including water spouts and earthquakes.

Introduction

This introductory lecture written by James Dinwiddie discusses natural philosophy. Dinwiddie draws on past philosophers including Rene Descartes, Plato, and John Locke to describe Nature and man's relationship with her.

The Effects of Heat and Mixture on Bodies and Chemical Apparatus

These notes written by James Dinwiddie focus on chemistry. The notes begin with a course outline discussing chemical mixtures, heat, animals, plants, and chemical apparatus. The notes provide more detailed content on thermometers, acids, salts, alkalis, and other topics included in the course.

Experiments of Factitious Air

These notes written by James Dinwiddie focus on experiments involving air; he documents his procedures as well as the results. Dinwiddie includes a hand-drawn diagram of various scientific apparatus at the front of the notes.

Questions; Mechanics; Of Central Forces

This series of notes written by James Dinwiddie begins with a series of questions and answers related to various topics in physics. The notes continue with a series of questions and answers in mechanics followed by expanded notes on gravity. The last section outlines centrifugal forces.

Journal

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Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of January 25, 1780 to March 25, 1780. During this time, Dinwiddie was in Drogheda and Dublin.

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of April 25, 1780 to June 1, 1780. During this period, Dinwiddie was in Dublin.

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of June 2, 1780 to September 6, 1780. During this period, Dinwiddie resided in Dublin.

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of September 10, 1780 to December 31, 1780. During this time, Dinwiddie resided in Cork (Sept. 10 - Nov. 7), Kilkenny, and Dublin.

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of March 24, 1794 to June 30, 1794. The journal covers Dinwiddie's time sailing on the China Sea and in Batavia (present day Jakarta).

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of December 15, 1795 to January 18, 1796 during which time Dinwiddie resided in Calcutta.

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of January 18, 1796 to February 12, 1796. During this period, Dinwiddie was in Madras (modern day Chennai).

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of November 7, 1796 to December 14, 1796. During this period he resided in Calcutta.

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of January 29, 1797 to March 3, 1797. During this period he resided in Calcutta. This file consists of one journal.

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of May 15, 1797 to June 28, 1797. During this period he resided in Calcutta. This file consists of one journal.

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of June 6, 1798 to July 29, 1798. During this period he resided in Calcutta. This file consists of one journal that is 79 pages in length.

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of October 6, 1798 to December 3, 1798. During this period he resided in Calcutta. This file consists of one journal.

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of November 20, 1799 to February 2, 1800. During this period he resided in Calcutta. This file consists of one journal.

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of February 3, 1800 to April 26, 1800. During this period he resided in Calcutta. This file consists of one journal.

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of June 18, 1800 to September 9, 1800. During this period he resided in Calcutta. This file consists of one journal and one invitation to attend the funeral of Aaron Upjohn.

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of December 22, 1801 to March 22, 1802. During this period he resided in Calcutta. This file consists of one journal.

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of June 7, 1803 to August 10, 1803. During this period he resided in Calcutta. This file consists of one journal.

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of August 16, 1808 to January 10, 1809. Dinwiddie records his stays in Edinburgh (Aug. 16 - Nov. 11, 1808) and London (Nov. 12, 1808 - Jan. 10, 1809). This file consists of one journal.

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of January 1, 1810 to June 31, 1810. During this period, Dinwiddie resided in London. This file consists of one journal that is 108 pages in length.

Journal

This personal journal written by James Dinwiddie spans the period of July 1, 1810 to November 21, 1810. During this period, Dinwiddie resided in London. This file consists of one journal that is 108 pages in length.

Queries and Hints vol. 8 #1111-1286

This is volume 8 of the scientific journal entitled "Queries and Hints"; it contains queries numbered 1111 to 1286. Composed by James Dinwiddie in September, 1788 while in Paris, the journal covers a variety of scientific subjects. This file consists of one journal.

Queries and Hints vol. 3 #428-613

This is volume 3 of the scientific journal entitled "Queries and Hints"; it contains queries numbered 428 to 613. Composed by James Dinwiddie in September, 1782 while he was in Dublin, the journal covers a variety of scientific subjects. This file consists of one journal.
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