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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-67:162
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  184 x 115mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a, 2a - 2b
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  1862-05-25
Short summary:  Mathematicians are not the stuff P-s-y-t-s are made of. Oxford vs Cambridge. List of famous astronomers and and mathematicians with comments.
Person:  Morgan, Augustus De, 1806 (Madurai, India)-1871 (Ventnor, Isle of Wight), Mathematician, Historian, author
Person:  Morgan, Helen De, 1847-1870, addressee ?
Person:  Airy, George Biddel, Sir, 1801 (Alnwick, Northumberland)-1892 (Croom's Hill), Astronomer, Professor, person referred to
Person:  Dawes, William Rutter, 1799 (London)-1868 (Haddenham), Astronomer, person referred to
Person:  Graham, Thomas, 1805 (Glasgow)-1869 (London), Chemist, Professor, person referred to
Person:  Grant, Robert, 1814 (Grantown-on-Spey, Morayshire)-1892 (Grantown-on-Spey, Morayshire), Astronomer, person referred to
Person:  Graves, John Thomas, 1806 (Dublin)-1870 (Cheltenham), Mathematician, Jurist, person referred to
Person:  Hamilton, William Rowan, Sir, 1805 (Dublin)-1865 (Dunsink), Mathematician, person referred to
Person:  Herschel, John Frederick William, Sir 1st Baronet, 1792 (Slough)-1871 (Hawkhurst, Kent), Astronomer, Physicist, person referred to
Person:  Joinville, François Fredinand Philippe d'Orléans, prince de, 1818 (Neuilly-sur-Seine)-1900 (Paris), person referred to
Person:  Lee, John, 1783 (London)-1866 (Hartwell, Buckinghamshire), Astronomer, Antiquary, person referred to
Person:  Longman, Thomas Norton, 1804-1879, Publisher, person referred to
Person:  Main, Robert, 1808 (Upnor, Kent)-1878 (Oxford), Astronomer, person referred to
Person:  Panizzi, Anthony, Sir, 1797 (Brescello)-1879 (London), Librarian, person referred to
Person:  Pasley, Charles William, Sir, 1780 (Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire)-1861 (London), General, Army officer, person referred to
Person:  Pollock, Jonathan Frederick, 1st baronet, 1783 (London)-1870 (Hatton, Middlesex), Judge, person referred to
Person:  Shanks, William, 1812 (Houghton-le-Spring, Durham)-1882 (Houghton-le-Spring, Durham), Mathematician, person referred to
Person:  Smyth, Charles Piazzi, 1819 (Napoli)-1900 (Ripon, Yorkshire), Astronomer, person referred to
Person:  Sylvester, James Joseph, 1814 (London)-1897 (London), Mathematician, person referred to
Person:  Thompson, Thomas Perronet, 1783 (Hull)-1869 (Blackheath), General, Politician, Army officer, person referred to
COMMENTS
Comments:  Note in pencil on 2b. - The addressee is not identified, but De Morgan's daughter Helen is suggested as a possibility.
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