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Document number: 1119
Date: 19 Nov 1823
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: HIGMAN John Philips
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 29th January 2012

Trin. Coll. Camb. <1>
Novbr 19- 1823

Dear Talbot

The fellows elected last October were Barnes, Arnold, Ollivant, Rawlinson, Long - Coddington <2> is of course here, & his optics are out or rather I should say his edition of Whewell's manuscript <3>- We shall all be most happy to see down here [sic] when you can spare time incidendly

Yrs Truly
Jn Higman

W H F Talbot Esqr
31, Sackville Street


1. Trinity College, Cambridge.

2. Rev Thomas Kerchever Arnold (1800-1853), editor & author; Alfred Ollivant (1798-1882), author & Bishop of Llandaff; Rev Henry Coddington (1798-1845), natural philosopher, fellow & tutor, Trinity College, Cambridge; d. in Rome. [For Barnes and Rawlinson see Doc. No: 00974, Doc. No: 01009, Doc. No: 01097].

3. Rev William Whewell (1794-1866), Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, Professor and natural philosopher. His publication was possibly A Treatise on Dynamics. Containing a ... collection of mechanical problems (Cambridge: J. Deighton & Sons, 1823).