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30 letter to James Dinwiddie from Joseph Hume

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Chemical

In this scientific journal, James Dinwiddie discusses various topics in chemistry including the effects of fire, water, acids, and bases on mixtures. He also notes the properties of different types of air such as fixed air, nitrous air, and inflammable air. This file consists of one journal.

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.

Journal of Lectures

These are a series of notes taken by James Dinwiddie between March 23, 1809 and December 21, 1809 from lectures given at the Royal Institution. The topics range from the electro-chemistry to astronomical systems to botanical taxonomies. This file consists of one volume.

Journal of Lectures

These are a series of notes taken by James Dinwiddie between December 22, 1808 and March 11, 1809 from lectures given at the Royal Institution. The topics range from the orbits of the sun and moon to the state of science prior to Isaac Newton to chemical attraction. This file consists of one volume.

Lecture 4, 5

These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie in 1783 (?) deal with the properties of air and various experiments that demonstrate these.

Lecture Notes

These point form notes were taken by James Dinwiddie at a lecture on Wednesday, June 11, 1783. The notes cover a range of topics in chemistry and physics including Boschovich's Theory, chemical mixtures, evaporation, and magnetic curves.

Letter to the Editor

This file contains a one page newspaper clipping from a Calcutta newspaper. The clipping is a reprinted editorial letter from Joseph Priestley denouncing the new theories of chemistry.

Miscellanies, No. 1-5

These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 are titled "Miscellanies". The notes deal with a variety of chemical, physical, and biological topics.

No. 1

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

No. 3

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

Royal Institution Notes

This notebook kept by James Dinwiddie between December 20, 1809 and April 19, 1810 contains notes on Mr. Davy's lectures at the Royal Institution which focus on a variety of topics in chemistry. This file consists of one notebook.

Royal Institution Notes

This notebook kept by James Dinwiddie between December 29, 1810 and January 26, 1811 contains notes on Mr. Davy's lectures at the Royal Institution. The lectures focus on a range of topics in chemistry including electro-chemistry. This file consists of one notebook.

Royal Institution Notes

This notebook kept by James Dinwiddie between February 9, 1811 and April 3, 1811 contains notes on lectures at the Royal Institution. The lectures focus on a range of topics in chemistry including voltaic electricity, uses of potassium and sodium, and oxygen. This file consists of one notebook.

Royal Institution Notes

This notebook kept by James Dinwiddie between December 18, 1809 and January 26, 1811 contains notes on Mr. Davy's lectures at the Royal Institution. The lectures focus on a range of topics in chemistry including electro-chemistry, phosphates, sulphur, and salts. This file consists of one notebook.

Scientific Institution Invitation

This notice sent to James Dinwiddie on February 10, 1813 invites him to attend a lecture on electro-chemistry and voltaic electricity given by Mr. Singer at the Scientific Institution on February 23, 1813.

Scientific Institution Notes

This notebook kept by James Dinwiddie between January 12, 1810 and June 18, 1810 contains notes on lectures that focus on a range of topics in chemistry including experiments, chemical properties of air, and electricity. This file consists of one notebook.

Scientific Institution Notes

This notebook kept by James Dinwiddie between June 21, 1810 and April 22, 1811 contains notes on lectures that focus on a range of topics in chemistry including metals and electrochemistry. This file consists of one notebook.

Scientific Institution Notes

This notebook kept by James Dinwiddie between June 5 and June 29, 1809 contains notes on lectures that focus on a range of topics in chemistry including voltaic electricity, decomposition of salt and potash, and electrochemistry. This file consists of one notebook .

Scientific Institution Notes

This notebook kept by James Dinwiddie between April 25, 1811 and August 13, 1811 contains notes on lectures that focus on a range of topics in chemistry including experiments in electricity, chemical apparatus, and electrochemistry. This file consists of one notebook.

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.

Three letters to James Dinwiddie from Margaret Henderson

INDICES:::lung ; lectures ; circu ; equestrian ; theatre ; Hume ; laboratory ; Blair ; chemical ; London ; Taylor ; spinning ; Anderson ; Warren ; France ; perfumary ; Newcastle ; Slade ; apothecary Scotland ; Ireland ; Margaret Henderson ; 1789 ; 1790

Vitriolated Tartar/Nitre

These notes written by James Dinwiddie focus on vitrolated tartar and nitre. Dinwiddie discusses the chemical composition of each substance as well as various reactions when they are mixed with other compounds.