I will with pleasure read over your work <1> if you will send it to me, but I shall not have time to study it so carefully as I should wish.
I am, dear Sir, Yours faithfully
J W Lubbock
H. F Talbot Esqr
1. WHFT, ‘Researches in the Integral Calculus, Part One’ Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, v. 126 part 1, 1836, pp. 177–215.
2. Royal Society of London.
3. Niels Henrik Abel (1802–1829), mathematician, and Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804–1851).
4. WHFT’s paper ‘On the rectification of parabolic curves’ first appears in the minutes of the Royal Society Committee of Papers 3 July 1834, where it was referred. The paper is listed as ‘postponed’ in the minutes of every meeting from that date until 7 January 1836. The minutes indicate the paper was withdrawn on 28 January 1836.