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Lecture notes from the time when Robison was Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. The notes embrace the sciences of mechanics, hydrodynamics, astronomy and optics, together with electricity and magnetism.
It is assumed that these are Robison's own notes but this has not been verified.
- Names: Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh)
- Names: Watt, James, 1736-1819 (engineer)
- Names: Royal Society (c1645-:) (scientific society)