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Ludovisi, Baldassarre Boncompagni-: Letter (1858)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL 481
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Ludovisi, Baldassarre Boncompagni-: Letter (1858)
Date(s): 1858
Level of description: collection
Extent: 2 leaves
Name of creator(s): Ludovisi | Baldassarre Boncompagni- | 1821-1894 | Prince of Piombino and historian of mathematics


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No information was available at the time of compilation.


Scope and content/abstract:

Letter from Baldassarre Boncompagni-Ludovisi, 1858, [To Augustus De Morgan]. Thanking De Morgan for his letter of 14 November 1858, giving information about Francesco Galigai's 'Pratica d'Arithmetica' (1548), and asking for further details. Letter enquires about the library of Dr [Daniel Mitford] Peacock and asks De Morgan to get Count [Guglielmo] Libri to send catalogues of sales he was to hold [in March and August 1859] in England and in Paris. Enquires about further editions of De Morgan's 'Arithmetical Books' (1847) and offers to get one printed in Rome.

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Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Please contact the University Archivist for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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Typescript catalogue available in the Library's Palaeography Room.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Samantha Velumyl.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
April 2008

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