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These lecture notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 discuss agriculture. He mentions the benefits of lime and manure in the soil as well as a recipe for cheese. This file consists of eight pages of notes.
These notes written by James Dinwiddie ca. 1793 are a set of partial notes discussing theological topics. The notes contain some Greek words. This file consists of four pages of lecture notes.
This series of notes written by James Dinwiddie focuses on astronomy. Dinwiddie discusses the properties of the moon and outlines the lunar cycle as well as the phenomenon of comets. He provides a list of well known ...
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. ...
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 ...
Lecture of Mr. D.F. Walker on Hydrostatics
These notes written by James Dinwiddie on July 30, 1811 are from a lecture on hydrostatics given by Mr. D.F. Walker. The notes mention the hydrostatic paradox and Tantalus' cup as well as flotation experiments. This file ...
Curvature of the Earth; Roman History; Aquaducts
These notes written by James Dinwiddie cover several topics including aquaducts, astronomy, and Roman history. In the astronomy notes, Dinwiddie mentions the seasons, the nautical almanac, the equinoxes, and the sun's ...
Queries and Hints vol. 2 #244-427
This is volume 2 of the scientific journal entitled "Queries and Hints"; it contains queries numbered 244 to 427. Composed by James Dinwiddie in 1780 while he was in Cork, Kilkenny, and Dublin, the journal covers a variety ...
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 ...
Elementary Bodys [sic]
These notes written by James Dinwiddie concern "Elementary Bodys [sic]". Dinwiddie briefly discusses chemical compositions in one set of notes. In the second set, he discusses motion and the necessity of experimentation ...