Item 4 - Letter from Augustus De Morgan to William Whewell

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Add. MS b/73/4


Letter from Augustus De Morgan to William Whewell


  • 3 Sept. 1855 (Creation)

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Asks on behalf of M. Biot what is meant by supersedeas in Newton's 'otiore expensa'. He has written an article on Richard Sheepshanks for the Examiner; wonders who will have both power & leisure to help young observers now.

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