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Document number: 4576
Date: 02 Jun 1875
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: KELLAND Philip
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number: Acc 22568 [envelope only]
Last updated: 27th August 2012

June 2 1875

My dear Sir

I have your letter just as I am starting on a tour of inspection of schools.

Your paper <1> was presented on the 17th – subsequently reported on by me in the Courant & is now I presume in the printers hands

Have you seen “The Unseen Universe”? <2> (Tait & Co the authors – who the Co are is not exactly known as yet

Yours Try
Philip Kelland

H.F. Talbot Esq
Laycock Abbey


1. WHFT, ‘Essay towards a General Solution of Numerical Equations of all Degrees having Integer Roots’. Read on 17 May 1875. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, v. 27 pt. 3 (1874–1875), p. 303.

2. Prof Peter Guthrie Tait (1831–1901), Scottish mathematician and B. Stewart, The Unseen Universe or, physical speculations on a future State (London, Edinburgh: 1875).

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