Burnett Notebooks

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13 volumes of manuscript notes and calculations about magic squares.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Chaplyn Burnett was born in December 1863 to Charles Mountford Burnett MD and Emily Jane Chaplyn. He entered the Army in 1884 and became a Captain in 1893 and a Major in 1902. He received a DSO in 1900 and an OBE in 1919. He published 'Easy methods for the construction of magic squares', (London, 1936).

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