This is not in follow-up to any of your discussions ( which i enjoy  
very much nonetheless )
but a small contribution to all.

In the Economist Friday February 10th 2012 

hopefully this link will work
if it does not ...check out Babbage : Difference engine : Music to  
their ears

Claude Rochon
Montréal, Québec

Le 12-01-24 à 10:38, Shai Drori a écrit :

> Sent from my iPhone
> On 24 בינו 2012, at 16:06, Ron Houston <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Sorry if this has been covered.
>> Can't seem to access the archives.
>> Seeking reliable sources for Stanton.
>> Thanks.
>> --Ron
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