Item 42 - Letter from J. W. Wilkins to William Whewell

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Letter from J. W. Wilkins to William Whewell


  • 20 July [1858] (Creation)

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

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64 Pall Mall - Sends the essay, written to dispel the author's misconceptions of political and military history, thanks him for his support of his application to an India examinership, which was not successful.

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      Tipped on to the title page of Wilkins' M. Thiers' History of the Consulate and the Empire : an essay contributed to "The Edinburgh Review" July 1858 Pt 2. (London, [1858?], shelfmark 164.c.84.13[11].

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