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Collinson, Peter 1694-1768

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Works: 87 works in 168 publications in 4 languages and 2,368 library holdings
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Classifications: QK31.B3, 581.0922
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Memorials of John Bartram and Humphry Marshall by William Darlington ( Book )
12 editions published between 1849 and 1967 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brothers of the spade; correspondence of Peter Collinson, of London, and of John Custis, of Williamsburg, Virginia, 1734-1746 by Peter Collinson ( Book )
5 editions published between 1949 and 1957 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Experiments and observations on electricity made at Philadelphia in America, to which are added, letters and papers on philosophical subjects by Benjamin Franklin ( )
8 editions published between 1751 and 1774 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Full text and pages of Franklin's work which describes his experiments with electricity, with commentary by I. Bernard Cohen
Selections from the scientific correspondence of Cadwallader Colden with Gronovius, Linnaeus, Collinson, and other naturalists by Cadwallader Colden ( Book )
2 editions published in 1843 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes relating to botany collected from the manuscripts of the late Peter Collinson by Aylmer Bourke Lambert ( Book )
2 editions published in 1811 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Expériences et observations sur l'électricité : faites à Philadelphie en Amérique by Benjamin Franklin ( Book )
4 editions published between 1752 and 1756 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Forget not mee & my garden ..." : selected letters, 1725-1768 of Peter Collinson, F.R.S. by Peter Collinson ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New experiments and observations on electricity made at Philadelphia in America by Benjamin Franklin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1754 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A letter of Benjamin Franklin, Esq., to Mr. Peter Collinson, F.R.S. concerning an electrical kite by Benjamin Franklin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1753 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
XLIV. A letter from Mr. Franklin to Mr. Peter Collinson, F.R.S. concerning the effects of lightning by Benjamin Franklin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1753 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
ALS, [London?] to [Peter] Collinson by Hans Sloane ( )
1 edition published in 1736 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sloane sends Collinson a sample of an edible plant, arum minus nympheae foliis, collected in Jamaica, which is sweeter than a yam. Extensive notes in what is very possibly Collinson's hand detail the characteristics of this plant and go on to describe Sloane's bird menagerie
Memorials of John Bartram and Humphry Marshall. (Facsimile fo the edition of 1849) by William Darlington ( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New experiments and observations on electricity Made at Philadelphia in America. By Benjamin Franklin, Esq; and communicated in several letters to P. Collinson, Esq; by Benjamin Franklin ( Book )
2 editions published in 1754 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some observations on the cicada of North America by Peter Collinson ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Philadelphia, to Peter Collinson by Benjamin Franklin ( )
1 edition published in 1764 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Saying that John Bartram "has sent a very curious Collection of Specimens of all the uncommonly valuable Plants and Trees of North America, to the King;" adding that he wished "some Notice may be taken of John's Merit;"
New York, [N.Y.], to Peter Collinson, London, [Eng.] by Cadwallader Colden ( Book )
1 edition published in 1756 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
April 23, 1756, letter from Cadwallader Colden to his regular correspondent, Peter Collinson, a prominent London merchant and natural scientist, regarding Indian attacks and colonial defense during the initial stages of the French and Indian War, the death of a close friend, James Alexander, and revisions to his Principles of action in matter (published 1751)
 
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English (106)
Latin (6)
French (4)
German (1)
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