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Reference numberNLB/15/673
Alternative reference numberNLB/15 p368
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Major Percy Alexander MacMahon, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date15 November 1897
DescriptionIs sending two papers, one or both of which he and the Chairman of the Mathematical Committee hope MacMahon will take on as referee. G Darwin who has previously taken most of [Karl] Pearson's papers before is abroad and F Galton has just lost his wife. The two papers deal with very similar matters. Hopes MacMahon may be able to assist the Committee in what may otherwise be a serious difficulty.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
NA6982MacMahon; Percy Alexander (1854 - 1929)1854 - 1929
NA8198Darwin; Sir; George Howard (1845 - 1912)1845 - 1912
NA8002Pearson; Karl (1857 - 1936); statistician and eugenicist1857 - 1936
NA7708Galton; Sir; Francis (1822 - 1911); statistician, human geneticist, eugenicist1822 - 1911
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