Papers, 1860-1872.


Papers, 1860-1872.

Manuscript notebooks containing exercises for his students and miscellaneous research notes mostly relating to mechanics. Also includies notes and drafts relevant to 'The Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism' (1873), ; one postcard to Sir William Thomson (1872), and notes on the works of leading authorities on mathematics and physics including Arthur Cayley, Franz Neumann, and Simeon Poisson, 1867-1873; bibliography of textbooks mainly on mechanics, [1860-1865].

3 volumes.

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