Postcard from Charles S. Peirce to his father Benjamin Peirce
(Richmond, 12.07.1876)

Spanish translation & annotations


Professor Benjamin Peirce LL. D.

Consulting Geometer U. S. Coast Survey

Kirkland Place

Cambridge Mass.

United States of America





No time to write. Have had hither to put off accounts because Farquhar leaves the 15th. Experiments finished at Kew. They appear to be very fine. Thus, length of pendulum on four days agrees to 1/10000 millimeter. Now remains to fix accounts, scrutinize records  & make (…) to see all is satisfactory, & to make some comparisons of standard in Berlin which they weren't before ready for. I go there for a few days shall leave tomorrow. Shall do accounts first thing. As to classification of vids [?], I have attempted something in my Logic of Relatives. I fear it is not very satisfactory however. As to the fourth unit of quaternions I had some remarks which you cut out of my paper in printing it. An absurdity wanted for greater freedom! Am well & Z too. Love in torrents to all Jem especially.

C. S. P.



Transcription by Max Fisch, revised by Sara Barrena (2014)
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Proyecto de investigación "Charles S. Peirce en Europa (1875-76): comunidad científica y correspondencia" (MCI: FFI2011-24340)

Fecha del documento: 13 de enero 2015
Última actualización: 14 de enero 2015

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