Matthew Collins letter

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Address: 40 Upper Pitt Street, Liverpool. To Augustus De Morgan. Covering note, enclosing a pamphlet, 'On Clairaut's theorem ...' (1853).
Autograph, with signature. A note in De Morgan's hand states that the content of the pamphlet, published in the Cambridge and Dublin Mathematical Journal, new series vol IX (1854), were plagiarized from a lecture given by Mr James MacCullagh in 1846.


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This document is inserted in M Collins 'On Clairaut's theorem, and other subjects connected with it' (1853) (presentation copy to A De Morgan) - Library classmark [DeM] L° (B.P.38). To request the document, please place an order for the volume, specifying that you wish to see the autograph letter AL491.

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