Item 16 - Letter from William Whewell

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Letter from William Whewell


  • 17 Dec. [1820] (Creation)

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WW has been waiting for Julius Hare to find out the answer to HJR's question. WW can only find one of the books HJR requires in the library: 'When you come you may put them down in the order book'. WW is pleased to hear that HJR is continuing with his work on inscriptions: 'I shall be glad to hear of the appearance of a work which I am sure, whenever it does appear, will bring you a large portion of kudos with respect to the sort of historical purpose you talk of I can only say that I have always found such accounts exceedingly interesting, and that this one, on a subject where anything like a general account is I suppose nearly untouched, must be very desirable' ['Inscriptiones Graecae Vetustissimae/ Collegit, et Observationes tum Aliorum tum suas Adjecit Hugo Jacobus Rose', 1825].

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