Item 53 - Letter from John Herschel

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Letter from John Herschel


  • 21 July 1842 (Creation)

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Collingwood - Since William and Cordelia Whewell may be in Tunbridge Wells JH has sent a copy of his letter there as well as to Trinity College [see 207/54]. If they are so near to Hawkhurst they should come and visit them for a day. JH would like to thank WW 'for your paper on cause and effect (on which subject I have progressed I believe to a point very far in advance of all existing speculation...)'. JH could not visit Cambridge as well as go to Manchester 'solely on Bessel's account'.

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