David Masson and Thomas Carlyle letters

Scope and Content

(1) Address: Garrick Club. From Masson to Augustus De Morgan. Discussing Thomas Carlyle's mathematical work (13 June 1867).
(2) Address: Chelsea. From Carlyle [?to De Morgan]. Discussing Carlyle's translation of A-M Legendre's 'Eléments de géométrie' and the 'the Galbraith legend' [that a Mr Galbraith was the translator of Legendre's work] (19 June 1867).
Both letters are autograph, with signatures.


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Related Material

For a copy of A-M Legendre 'Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry', translated by T Carlyle (1824), see Library classmark: [DeM] L6 [Legendre] SSR