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Experiments and observations on electricity made at Philadelphia in America

Author: Benjamin FranklinPeter CollinsonEbenezer KinnersleyGuillaume MazéasWilliam Watson, SirAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed for D. Henry, 1769.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [4th ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Nollet, abbé; Jean Antoine Nollet, abbé
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Franklin; Peter Collinson; Ebenezer Kinnersley; Guillaume Mazéas; William Watson, Sir; David Colden; John Canton; William Maine; John Winthrop; Philip Syng; Thomas Hopkinson; James Hulett; B Cole
OCLC Number: 85800856
Notes: Second and third editions published under title: New experiments and observations on electricity.
"Advertisement concerning this fourth edition": p. [vi].
Paging irregular: nos. 111-112, 416-417 and 465-472 repeated.
Contents principally communicated to Peter Collinson, F.R.S., London, in a series of letters.
Includes remarks by E. Kinnersley, G. Mazeas, W. Watson, D. Colden (on Abbé Nollet's Letters on electricity), J. Canton, W. Maine, and J. Winthrop, among others identified only by initials.
Reproduction of original from Huntington Library.
Description: 1 online resource (496 [i.e. 508] pages, [7] leaves of plates (2 folded)) : illustrations, music
Contents: Electrical experiments with an attempt to account for their several phaenomena. Together with some observations on thunder-clouds / John Canton --
Electrical and other philosophical papers and letters.
Other Titles: Observations concerning the increase of mankind.
Account of the new invented Pennsylvanian fire-places.
New experiments and observations on electricity
Mr. B. Franklin's Letters on electricity
Sabin Americana, 1500-1926.
Responsibility: by Benjamin Franklin ; to which are added, letters and papers on philosophical subjects ; the whole corrected, methodized, improved, and now first collected into one volume.

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