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Record 10987

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Looked into "Philosophical Transactions" for paper of Dr Reid about momentums +c, could not find it but stumbled upon paper, page 663, i think vol.V or VI. among papers miscellaneous or omitted, where there were some calculations respecting probability'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 8 May 1809
Country: England
Time: morning: AM
Place: location in dwelling: home
   
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:William Windham
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 3 May 1750
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: government minister, 1806-1807
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
Genre: Philosophy, Science, Mathematics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10987  
Source - Print  
  Author: William Windham
  Editor: Mrs Henry Baring
  Title: The Diary of the right Hon. William Windham
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1866
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 490
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William Windham, Mrs Henry Baring (ed.), The Diary of the right Hon. William Windham (London, 1866), p. 490, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10987, accessed: 24 February 2024

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