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Referee is unsure as to whether to reccommend the paper for publication in Philosophical Transactions. He wishes it could have been 'somewhat fuller'. Has sent his notes on the paper to the author to be considered.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1860].

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20 July 1860
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Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages

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William Spottiswoode

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William Spottiswoode, Referee's report by William Spottiswoode, on a paper 'On quaternary cubics' by George Salmon, 20 July 1860, RR/4/229, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 19 June 2024

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