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Fourth letter from Jonathan Frederick Pollock, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock

Reference number: RR/5/204

Date: 11 November 1863

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Has worked on the diagram from his last paper and now is happy to present it as a proof of Fermat's Theorem. Wishes to complete the proof where the last paper left off, and refer to the last paper as if they had been presented together.

Subject: Mathematics

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

Reference number
RR/5/204
Earliest possible date
11 November 1863
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Fourth letter from Jonathan Frederick Pollock, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On Fermat's theorem of the polygonal numbers. —Second communication' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock, 11 November 1863, RR/5/204, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_204/fourth-letter-from-jonathan-frederick-pollock-to-george-gabriel-stokes-regarding-a-paper-on-fermats-theorem-of-the-polygonal-numbers-second-communication-by-jonathan-frederick-pollock, accessed on 01 March 2024

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