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Referee's report by Thomas Galloway, on a paper 'A practical extension of the application of the law of mortality announced by B Gompertz' by S M Drach

Reference number: RR/1/58

Date: 17 April 1846

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Not recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. The results of the paper are 'utterly frivolous and worthless'.

Subject: Mathematics

[Not published].

Reference number
RR/1/58
Earliest possible date
17 April 1846
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
8 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Thomas Galloway

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Thomas Galloway, Referee's report by Thomas Galloway, on a paper 'A practical extension of the application of the law of mortality announced by B Gompertz' by S M Drach, 17 April 1846, RR/1/58, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_1_58/referees-report-by-thomas-galloway-on-a-paper-a-practical-extension-of-the-application-of-the-law-of-mortality-announced-by-b-gompertz-by-s-m-drach, accessed on 24 July 2024

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