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1Author:  Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804Requires cookie*
 Title:  Joseph Priestley Papers     
 Dates:  1771-1803 
 Abstract:  The Joseph Priestley Collection contains a series of original letters (about 40) from this leading scientist and thinker. The letters date to the 1790s. The MOLE entry contains a detailed inventory of the original letters. There is also a box of photostats in a separate box.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.P931 
 Extent:  0.5 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  Early National Politics 
 Genre:  Business Records and Accounts | Legal Records | Scientific Correspondence 
 Subjects:  American Philosophical Society | Chemistry -- 18th century | Church and State -- Great Britain -- 18th century | Cobbett, William, 1763-1835 | France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 | Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1789-1820 | Oxygen | Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809 | Phlogiston | Riots -- England -- Birmingham | Science and technology | Taxation | Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835 
2Author:  Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813Requires cookie*
 Title:  Alexander Wilson papers, 1806-1813     
 Dates:  1806-1813 
 Abstract:  Alexander Wilson was a prominent ornithologist in nineteenth century America. This collection includes poetry, a copy of an advertisement for Wilson's book in the Albany Gazette and Charleston Courier, some correspondence, and a copy of Wilson's will. His letters to William Bartram describe a conversation he had with others about their travels into the west.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.W692 
 Extent:  0.25 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  Literature, Arts, and Culture | Natural history | Science and technology | Travel 
 Genre:  General Correspondence | Legal Records | Literature | Scientific Correspondence 
 Subjects:  Birds. | Ornithologists. | Ornithology.