Item 115 - Letter from John Herschel

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Letter from John Herschel


  • 21 Oct. 1864 (Creation)

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Collingwood - JH was not sure whether WW was abroad or not: 'So I now (taking it for granted that you are in College) send book xi which I finished not long since and am now advanced some way in book xii'. JH is thinking of publishing all the books he has translated so far of Homer's 'Iliad'. JH is still ill with bronchitis which he has now had since mid-January: 'when it goes , I fancy it will take me with it'.

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