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SURRY INSTITUTION
[Programme. 1809]
Surry Institution. October 4th, 1809. ... I am directed by the committee of managers, to inform you, that the lectures for the ensuing session, will commence on Tuesday the 31st inst. ... Knight Spencer, Secretary.
London: Vogel and Schulze, printers, [1809].
[4] p. ; 23.0 cm. (4°)

Printed half-sheet, verso and conjugate leaf blank. Drop-head title. Lectures by Mr. Jackson on experimental philosophy, Mr. Accum on chemistry and mineralogy, Dr. Davis on the philosophy of the animal economy, and Mr. S. Wesley on music. The Surry Institution for the Diffusion of Science, Literature, and the Arts was founded by subscription in 1807 following after the creation of the Royal Institution and the London Institution, opening its doors on the premises of the former Leverian Museum on Blackfriars Road refurbished by Joseph T. Parkinson in 1808. See F. Kurzer, 'A history of the Surrey Institution', Annals of Science, vol. 57:2 (2000), pp.109--141. Soane was elected a vice-president for three years on 25 May 1820. (Priv. Corr. V.D.5.11).

Copy Notes Previously folded as a letter addressed Jno. Soane Esq / Lincoln's Inn Fields, red postal frank.

Binding Loose bifolium.

Reference Number 5973


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