MS 2131 - Thomas Reid, Professor of Moral Philosophy papers (The Birkwood Collection)
1 - Manuscripts and notebooks
2 - Manuscripts
3 - Manuscripts (notes on reading and letters)
I - Notes on reading
1 - 'From the Introduction to Cha.Huttons Mathematical Tables. 8o Lond. 1785.'
2 - 'Extracts from The Figure of the Earth, determined from Observation made by order of the French King of the Polar Circle...translated London 1738.'
3 - 'Read experiments on the unequal refrangibility of Light by Robert Blair read Jan. 3 & Apr. 4 1791.'
4 - 'Read an Essay upon Single Vision with two Eyes by Will. Cha. Wells MD. 1792.'
5 - 'I read the Principles of Money, applied to the present State of the Coin of Bengal composed for the use of the Hon. the E.I. Company by Sir Ja. Steuart, Bart. 1772'
6 - 'The Principles of Mr Harrisons Timekeeper with Plates of the Same. Published by Order of the Commissioners of Longitude. London 1767 4to.'
7 - 'Read La Figure de la Terre Determinee par les Observations De Messrs Bonguer....'
8 - 'Read Phoronomia Iac Hermanni, Amst. 1716.'
9 - 'The History and present State of Electricity with Original Experiments by Jos. Priestley...Lond. 1767...'
10 - MS.2131.1 (29)
11 - 'Began to read Is. Newtoni Opera quae extant omnia...'
12 - 'From D. Gregory's Practical Geometry Ed. 1745 with Additions.'
13 - ‘Simsons Euclid Glasc. 1756 4to....'
14 - ‘Read Experiments and Observations on Electricity made at Philadelphia in America, by Benjamin Franklin...To which are added Letters and Papers on Philosophical Subjects. London. D. Henry 1769. 61 letters in all.'; 'Read Cronstedts Mineralogy Translated from the Swedish 1770.'
15 - 'McLaurins Algebra.'
16 - 'Began to read Mr de Fourcroy's Elements of Natural History and of Chemistry 2d Ed. Translated into English Lond. 1788...’
17 - 'Properties of Numbers from Fermat.'
18 - 'Read a MSS of Mr Rob. Bailie contaiIling letters and papers.'; 'Second vol. of Mr Bailies Letters.'.; 'R. The Nautical Almanack and Astronomical Ephemeris for the year 1767.'
19 - 'Facts from Bailly's Hist. de l'Astronomie Moderne.'
20 - 'Extracts from Pembertons View of Newtons Philosophy.'
21 - 'Edmundi Halleii et Astronomi dum viveret Regii Tabulae Astronomiae...London. 1749.'
22 - 'From Dr Doddrige...Of the permutation Composition and Combination of Quantities...'
23 - 'Read an Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals by D. Hume Esq. Lond. 1751.'; 'Read Essays on the Principles of Morality and Natural Religion in two parts. Edinb. 1751.'
24 - 'From Priestlies Experiments and Observations on different kinds of air. 1774.'
25 - 'Read Institutes of Natural and Revealed...1774 Religion. Vol. 1 by Joseph Priestly...772.'
26 - 'Reflexions on the Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith. Lond. 1759...'
27 - 'The Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith...Lond. 1759.'
28 - 'Remarks on Smith's Theory page 4.'
29 - 'Began to read the Theory of Moral Sentiments etc. 6th Edition.'
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III - Manuscripts [mainly letters and notes written on letters]
4 - Manuscripts (lecture notes)
5 - Manuscripts (mathematics)
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