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Record 26852

Reading Experience:

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, workmates)
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,, accessed: 03 December 2023

Additional comments:



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