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Record Number: 26852


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Monday, 2 March 1829: 'Dined at the Royal Society Club and went to the Society in the evening. There was a paper read by Mr. Bauld engineer upon the Subject of the miner's compass and the variations to which it is subject from magnetic and electrical qualities in the box of the compass itself or in different substances which approach the needle [makes further observations].'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

2 Mar 1829

Country:

Scotland

Time

evening

Place:

city: Edinburgh

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Bauld

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Engineer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

Scotland

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

Included Walter Scott and other members of Royal Society.


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Bauld

Title:

paper on mining-compass design

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Science, Technology

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

26852

Source:

Print

Author:

Walter Scott

Editor:

W. E. K. Anderson

Title:

The Journal of Sir Walter Scott

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1972

Vol:

n/a

Page:

527

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Walter Scott, W. E. K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (Oxford, 1972), p. 527, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=26852, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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