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6th June 2013
MAXWELL, James Clerk.
An outstanding autograph letter discussing an important problem in electromagnetism and its relation to work of predecessors and contemporaries, including Michael Faraday, George Green and Simeon-Denis Poisson. The content of the letter is highly technical, including several formulas and equations, and was later incorporated into Maxwell’s Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism (1873). Maxwell autograph material is of extreme rarity on...
Three page ALS to Scottish mathematician Archibald Smith on a problem in electromagnetism, dated 13 May 1869.