MS letter, with transcript. On Anderson's hopes of the Chair of Latin or Hebrew at Glasgow College - he felt that he was "jockied out" and was instead elected Professor of Oriental Languages - his visit to France and the Catholic converts he has met there.
MS letter, with transcript; covering MS letter with transcript and MS sheet.
Conveys the thanks of the Considerable Club for sending Lang's essay on miracles. Lists members of the Club and mentions that Anderson's sister is being married the next day.
Covering letter from Thomas Lang [grandson of the Reverend Gilbert Lang] at Kilmarnock to James A. Anderson of Carlung [1785-1863, nephew of John Anderson], 24 May 1853, enclosing this and Anderson's 1755 letter to Gilbert Lang, and a sample page from Lang's sermon book, to explain the reference to the size of his handwriting.
MS letter in Hebrew, with translation. Pinto greets his "master and teacher, learned in the Torah. Rabbi Anderson" and promises to do service both by day and night". Translation by Professor Noah Morris, 1938.
Discourses read to the Literary Society in Glasgow College.
Refers to experiments in magnetism.
Describes experiments carried out at various locations in Scotland. Cover title: Of the barometer and barometrical mensurations.
Manuscript of part of volume 1. This work was based on Anderson's annual course of lectures and experiments at the University of Glasgow. The first edition was published in 1786. MS notes in another hand at the rear of the volume, c1804, with lists of students at Anderson's Institution.
Describes experiments made at Dumbarton Castle, and cites evidence from Edinburgh and Stirling Castles and other locations. Read to the Literary Society of Glasgow College, 8 November 1782. With jottings on reading over Mr Anderson's discourse, by [Professor?] Wilson.