Notes and problems for Professor Patterson's classes in natural philosophy at the University of Virginia [manuscript], 1830-1837.

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Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854. Notes and problems for Professor Patterson's classes in natural philosophy at the University of Virginia [manuscript], 1830-1837.

Notes and problems for Professor Patterson's classes in natural philosophy at the University of Virginia [manuscript], 1830-1837.

Patterson's notebooks containing lectures and exercises on natural philosophy including electricity, hydrostatics and the impact of bodies. With the notebooks are a copy of "The Numismatic Scrapbook Magazine," Vol. XXV, No. 6, 1959 June 20, containing the article "The Pattersons and the Mint," by Walter Thompson.

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