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Papers of Rev Dr John Walker
    Notes and Essays

Edinburgh University Library Department of Special Collections

Papers in Natural History

Series Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 John Walker Dc.1.18

Date(s)

1780s

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

bound volume

Name of creator

Walker | John | 1731-1803 | professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh and clergyman

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

'Natural History of the Inhabitants of the Highlands, Book 2, with a glossary. 'Collection of Animals Brought from China an. 1787, by Mr Somerville Wilson, Surgeon of the Lord North Indiaman.' A 1789 museum inventory. Economic evaluation of proposed navigation between the Murray Forth and the Sound of Mull. Addendum to the essay on peat. Tables of mineral genera. Lists of natural history students in Edinburgh from 1782 (approximately 100 mostly handwritten pages of text and tables).

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