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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The results and conclusions of the current paper appear to have been published previously by the same author ['On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers', Philosophical Transactions, Vol.151, 1861, doi:10.1098/rstl.1861.0022].

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 1864]

Reference number
RR/5/191
Earliest possible date
14 October 1863
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Henry John Stephen Smith

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Henry John Stephen Smith, Referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On Fermat’s theorem of the polygonal numbers, with supplement' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock, 14 October 1863, RR/5/191, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_191/referees-report-by-henry-john-stephen-smith-on-a-paper-on-fermats-theorem-of-the-polygonal-numbers-with-supplement-by-jonathan-frederick-pollock, accessed on 16 April 2024

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