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Document number: 3190
Date: Fri 1836
Dating: nd; assumed
Recipient: LUBBOCK John William
Author: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Collection: Royal Society, London
Collection number: LUB 38 T13
Last updated: 1st September 2003

31 Sackville St <1>

Friday

Dear Sir

I could undertake to translate Abel’s demonstrn <2> but as it extends to 20 quarto pages, it might be rather expensive to have it printed, at least in a separate form –

Believe me
Yours very Truly

H. F. Talbot


Notes:

1. 31 Sackville Street, London residence of the Feildings, often used as a London base by WHFT.

2. Niels Henrik Abel (1802–1829), mathematician. ‘Remarques sur quelques propriétés générales d’une certaine sorte de fonctions transcendantes’, Journal für die Reine und angewandte Mathematik v.3 n.4 (1828) pp. 313 – 323. edited by August Leopold Crelle (1780–1855), German mathematician.

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