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Referee does not consider themselves suitable to offer an opinion. States that it is 'making an important addition to our knowledge of the calculus of variations' yet 'it appears to be too brazen a piece of analysis'.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1837].

Reference number
RR/1/1
Earliest possible date
1832
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript
Related authors
Abbott; Richard (1800-1884); mathematician and astronomer

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George Peacock

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George Peacock, Referee's report by George Peacock, on a paper 'The variation of a triple integral' by Richard Abbott, 1832, RR/1/1, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_1_1/referees-report-by-george-peacock-on-a-paper-the-variation-of-a-triple-integral-by-richard-abbott, accessed on 13 April 2024

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