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As the paper does not now claim to have prooved Fermat's Theorem, has no objection to publication, but does not recommend publication. Has been to visit Veables [?], who is well and sends his regards.

Subject: Mathematics

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

Reference number
RR/5/203
Earliest possible date
4 May 1863
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Arthur Cayley

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Arthur Cayley, Second letter from Arthur Cayley, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock, 4 May 1863, RR/5/203, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_203/second-letter-from-arthur-cayley-to-george-gabriel-stokes-regarding-a-paper-on-fermats-theorem-of-the-polygonal-numbers-second-communication-by-jonathan-frederick-pollock, accessed on 21 April 2024

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