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Letter from Boole to Professor [George Gabriel] Stokes relating to Boole's paper titled 'On the differential equations of dynamics. A sequel to a paper on simultaneous differential equations'. A portion of this letter was abstracted in Proceedings of the Royal Society, but was not published as part of Boole's paper in Philosophical Transactions.

Subject: Mathematics

Written by Boole at Blackrock near Cork [Ireland]. Received by the Royal Society on 9 February 1863. Read 12 March 1863.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 12, 1863.

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07 February 1863
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4 pages

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George Boole

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George Boole, Letter, 'Supplement to a paper on the differential equations of dynamics' by George Boole, 07 February 1863, PT/69/7, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 18 June 2024

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