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Browsing: Early Diary of John Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-02-01-02-0004-0001-0015

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1753-06-22

22 Fryday.

At Colledge, a Charming, pleasant morning, read Dr. Niewentyts Demonstration Co[n]cerning the rays of light emitted from a Burning Candle in a second of time, which he Computes to Be 418660 39/: Particles.1
1. In The Religious Philosopher,, “Contemplation XXV. Of the Unspeakable Number, and Unconceivable Smallness of the Particles of which the Universe consists”
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.
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