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Author responds to criticisms of his paper. States that he has re-written the first section and modified figures.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1862].

Reference number
RR/4/146
Earliest possible date
02 January 1862
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from Thomas Penynton Kirkman, about his paper 'On the theory of the polyedra' to The Royal Society, 02 January 1862, RR/4/146, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_4_146/letter-from-thomas-penynton-kirkman-about-his-paper-on-the-theory-of-the-polyedra-to-the-royal-society, accessed on 20 July 2024

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