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Letter from Alexander John Ellis, on a paper 'On the mechanical performance of logical inference' by William Stanley Jevons to the Secretary of the Royal Society

Reference number: RR/7/37

Date: 12 May 1870

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Letter apologising for not being able to review the paper at the moment. He cannot review the paper due to the 'effects of overwork'. He has not been able to give it his 'full consideration'.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1870].

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RR/7/37
Earliest possible date
12 May 1870
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Alexander John Ellis

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Alexander John Ellis, Letter from Alexander John Ellis, on a paper 'On the mechanical performance of logical inference' by William Stanley Jevons to the Secretary of the Royal Society, 12 May 1870, RR/7/37, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_7_37/letter-from-alexander-john-ellis-on-a-paper-on-the-mechanical-performance-of-logical-inference-by-william-stanley-jevons-to-the-secretary-of-the-royal-society, accessed on 23 May 2024

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