Item 28 - Letter from H. Goodwin to [William Whewell]

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Letter from H. Goodwin to [William Whewell]


  • 13 Mar. 1849 (Creation)

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Source of acquisition unknown. Possibly part of the bequest of William Whewell, 1866.

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Cambridge - He assured the Vice-Chancellor there would be nothing of an acrimonious character in the pamphlet when it was proposed, and hopes he has 'redeemed his pledge.'

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Tipped in after the title page of Goodwin's A defence of certain portions of an "Elementary course of mathematics" in reply to the remarks on the same in Dr Whewell's recent work on "Cambridge education" (Cambridge, 1850), 72.c.80.7[11].

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