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A Mathematician’s Ghost Story: Or, the Thomases and the Phantom • 10ztalk Crime
Scholar Richard Bentley, pictured here being very scholarly. In December 1695, University of Oxford mathematician John Caswell wrote a letter to Richard Bentley, a renown classical scholar and clergyman at the University of Cambridge’s Trinity College. Earlier, the pair of friends planned to meet in London, but Caswell had to return to Oxford when he …