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Papers of Rev Dr John Walker
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Edinburgh University Library Department of Special Collections

Occasional Remarks by the Revd. Dr. Walker, Prof. of Natural History at Edinburgh

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Reference Code

GB 0237 John Walker Dc.2.40

Date(s)

c1779

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

Short essays by John Walker on human emotions and conduct, on Scottish antiquities, on a particular green caterpillar known to Linnaeus, and on the theory of the earth. Short commentary on these essays in the handwriting of a Lord Woodhouse, 'to whom the remarks seem to have been submitted'. Original contents page is at the back, possibly in Walker's hand (approximately 134 handwritten pages, with some drawings).

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