Item 24 - Letter from William Whewell

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Letter from William Whewell


  • 11 July 1825 (Creation)

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3 pp.

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WW is on the verge of departing on his travels. His first destination is a place near Dresden - 'my stay there will depend upon the motions of Professor Mohs [Friedrich Mohs]. It is not impossible that I may go on to Vienna but rather more likely that I shall spend a portion of my time at Berlin & I should be much obliged by your recommendation to any of your friends there, or at Dresden, to whom it might not be too much trouble to write with the chance of your letters not being delivered'. WW is in such a hurry because 'the mineralogical lectures at Freyberg end early August. I hope to return full of crystallography'.

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