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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. There is nothing to overturn the objection by Henry John Stephen Smith [RR/5/201]. One part however has been proved.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1863]

Reference number
RR/5/200
Earliest possible date
11 April 1863
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Arthur Cayley

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Arthur Cayley, Second referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock, 11 April 1863, RR/5/200, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_200/second-referees-report-by-arthur-cayley-on-a-paper-on-fermats-theorem-of-the-polygonal-numbers-second-communication-by-jonathan-frederick-pollock, accessed on 25 May 2024

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