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American Philosophical Society
Transactions, American Philosophical Society: Cumulative Index (1961): Old Series, Volumes 1-6 (1771-1809); New Series, Volumes 1-50 (1818-1960); Historical and Literary Committee, Volumes 1-3 (1819-1843); Supplement to American Magazine (1769)
Some essays include: Conjectures concerning the formation of the Earth, etc. in a Letter from Dr. B. Franklin, to the Abbe Soulavie; Description of the process to be observed in making large sheets of paper in the Chinese manner, Communicated by Dr. B. Franklin; Observations on the probabilities of the Duration of Human Life, and the progress of Population, in the U.S.A.; An Account of the Sugar Maple-Tree of the U.S., and of the methods of obtaining Sugar from it, together with observations upon the advantages both public and private of this Sugar (letter to Thomas Jefferson, Sec. of State of the U.S.A., by Benjamin Rush, M.D.); An Account of the most effectual means of preventing the deleterious consequences of the bite of the Crotalus Horridus, or Rattle-Snake; Observations on the Theory of Water Mills; Astronomical observations, Communicated by David Rittenhouse; An Account of some of the principal Dies employed by the North American Indians; An Account of the beneficial effects of the Caffia Chamacrifla in recruiting worn-out lands; An Account of a Comet, by David Rittenhouse; An easy and expeditious method of dissipating the noxious Vapour commonly found in Wells and other subterraneous places; A method of draining Ponds in level grounds; A Description of a new Standard for Weights and Measures. Illus.
Ordinary Mysteries: Common Journal of Nathaniel and Sophia Hawthorne: 1842-1843 (Memoir 256)
Hebrew Medical Astrology: David Ben Yom Tov, Kelal Qatan: Original Hebrew Text, Medieval Latin Translation, Modern English Translation (Transaction 95-5)
Raising Kane: Elisha kent Kane and the Culture of Fame in Antebellum America (Transaction Vol. 98, Pt 3)
Maecenas and Madrigalists: Patrons, Patronage, and the Origins of the Italian Madrigal (Memoir 253)
Renaissance Vision from Spectacles to Telescopes (Memoir 259)
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