James Joseph Sylvester to Mrs Busk

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Autograph letter, signed, 1p. New Coll: Oxford, to Mrs Busk, apparently the wife of George Busk, FRS (1807-1886).

'Dear Mrs Busk -- I hope you may be able to use the enclosed ticket which has been forwarded to me from the Academy along with one for myself -- but indispensable engagements in Oxford preclude me from using the one with my name upon it -- I hope Mr. Busk is in improved health and remain, Yours very truly J Sylvester.'