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He agrees with the previous referees and believe the paper should be published as book, not in the Philosophical Transactions. It would be a 'proper use of funds at the disposal of the Royal Society to assist its separate publication'.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1895].

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08 March 1896
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Letter on paper
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2 pages

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Edwin Bailey Elliott

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Edwin Bailey Elliott, Letter from Edwin Bailey Elliott, on a paper 'Octonions' by Alex McAulay to George Howard Darwin, 08 March 1896, RR/13/71, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 22 June 2024

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