Letter from Vernon Lushington to William Robinson

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Written from Kingsley, Alton, Hampshire. Manuscript

He thanks Robinson for the Poincaré; he has had a first dip into it and finds it a tough book, discussing the philosophy of the sciences and above all how we know things; it is a world often beyond his power of understanding; he expects it to guide and interest him; the west wind is on its way and they will soon have cuckoos and swallows