Item 36 - Letter from C. H. Hartshorne to William Whewell

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MSPB/36

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Letter from C. H. Hartshorne to William Whewell

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  • 8 May 1848 (Creation)

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1 folded sheet

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Bequest of William Whewell, 1866.

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Is going to Oakham with Lord Northampton to give a lecture on the history and architecture of that place; sends his book, remarks that he wants to learn more from the Pipe rolls of Henry III and his three successors; admires Schlegel: 'The day I first opened the pages of Schlegel a new world of ideas burst on my mind'.

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Tipped in before the title page of Historical memorials of Northampton taken chiefly from unprinted records by C.H. Hartshorne (Northampton, 1848), shelfmark 95.c.84.4.

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