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Recommended for publication in the '[Philosophical] Transactions of the Royal Society'.

Referee states that 'the name of the author is a sufficient warrant for...whatever may come from his hands' and it is a 'very important addition to that [paper] printed in 1839'. [doi:10.1098/rstl.1839.0014]

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions, 1856]

Reference number
RR/3/3
Earliest possible date
1855
Physical description
Letter on Paper
Page extent
7 pages
Format
Manuscript

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George Peacock

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George Peacock, Referee's report by George Peacock, on a paper 'Discussion of the observed deviations of the compass in several ships, wood-built and iron-built: with a general Table for facilitating the examination of compass-deviations' by George Biddell Airy, 1855, RR/3/3, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_3_3/referees-report-by-george-peacock-on-a-paper-discussion-of-the-observed-deviations-of-the-compass-in-several-ships-wood-built-and-iron-built-with-a-general-table-for-facilitating-the-examination-of-compass-deviations-by-george-biddell-airy, accessed on 20 June 2024

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