Notice is hereby given to the curious: that at the Court-House, in the Council-Chamber, is now to be exhibited, and continued from day to day, for a week or two; a course of experiments, on the newly discovered electrical fire

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Title
Notice is hereby given to the curious: that at the Court-House, in the Council-Chamber, is now to be exhibited, and continued from day to day, for a week or two; a course of experiments, on the newly discovered electrical fire
Subtitle
that at the Court-House, in the Council-Chamber, is now to be exhibited, and continued from day to day, for a week or two; a course of experiments, on the newly discovered electrical fire
Series
Rider Broadsides
Contributors
Kinnersley, Ebenezer, 1711-1778 (creator)
Franklin, James, 1732?-1762 (creator)
Keywords
Electricity
Early works to 1850
Experiments
Study and teaching
Lectures
Notes
Printed in two columns.
Printed area: 31 x 19 cm.
Gives numbered headings of first two lectures.
At head of title: Newport, March 16. 1752.
Subtitle: Containing, not only the most curious of those that have been made and published in Europe, but a considerable number of new ones lately made in Philadelphia; to be accompanied with methodical lectures on the nature and properties of that wonderful element.
Imprint information from Alden.
At end of text: Tickets to be had at the house of the Widow Allen, in Thames Street, next door to Mr. John Tweedy's. Price thirty shillings each lecture. The lectures to begin each day precisely at three o'clock in the afternoon.
Extent
1 broadside ; 33 x 23 cm.

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Kinnersley, Ebenezer, and Franklin, James, "Notice is hereby given to the curious: that at the Court-House, in the Council-Chamber, is now to be exhibited, and continued from day to day, for a week or two; a course of experiments, on the newly discovered electrical fire " (1752). Rider Broadsides. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library. https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/item/bdr:262723/

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