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MANUSCRIPT SERIES Of SCIENCE LECTURE NOTES - Manuscript Lecture Notes]. Professo - 1858. [1197380]
(Boydton, VA) 1858 - [28] leaves. Some small hand-drawn illustrations (doodling in class!) and graphs, etc. throughout. 11-1/2" x 7-1/2" These lecture notes follow a series of lectures by a B. Puryear, where the student takes copious notes on subjects from dew on the ground in the morning to temperature (expansion), vaporization, evaporation, electricity, chemistry (hydrogen gas, nitrogen gas, carbon, etc.), the atmosphere, among other scientific things. The interesting part of this school notebook, however, At one point Hinton notes a speech, "Delivered before the F. L. Society on the Admission of a new member. Mrs. Tolbert by Willie Star of Richmond City. The Franklin Badge." "Randolph?Macon was founded in 1830 by the Virginia Methodists and is the second-oldest Methodist-run college in the country. It was originally located in Boydton, near the North Carolina border but as the railroad link to Boydton was destroyed during the Civil War, the college's trustees decided to relocate the school to Ashland in 1868." (Wikipedia). Significant wear to paper (as expected with this age - chipping, creasing, some soiling, age-toning). Covers lacking, as stated, held together with white tie. Withal, a VG example. Buff, lined paper with handwritten ink or pencil to rectos and versos. Though covers/wrappers are lacking, white string still (loosely) holding pages together
      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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