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Letter from Moses Pinto to John Anderson

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.

Of rain gauges

Discourse read to the Literary Society in Glasgow College, November 1780. Includes rainfall records for Glasgow, 1761-1779, and records for Britain, Europe and North America, 1695-1779.

Institutes of physics, volume 1

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.

Military sketches

Contents: I. Of war as a scientific art; II. Of the improvement of artillery. The latter title is not actually present in the volume.

Catalogue of curiosities collected by Robert Woodrow

MS copy made by John Anderson, Glasgow College, 1 October 1760, of a catalogue of curisosities, 1703. Prefaced 'Copy of a small tattered book lent to me by the Reverend Mr. Peter Woodrow, Minister at Turbowtoun [ie Tarbolton], which he says is a catalogue of the curiosities collected by his father the Minister of Eastwood'. Lists natural history objects, fossils and antiquities.

Woodrow, Robert, 1679-1734, ecclesiastical historian

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