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No clear statement regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Has not had time to fully read the paper due to work commitments, and has not seen the third memoir [RR/5/223 and RR/5/224]. Suggests George Boole would be a more suitable referee.

Subject: Mathematics

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

Reference number
RR/5/229
Earliest possible date
19 April 1864
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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George Salmon

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George Salmon, Referee's report by George Salmon, on a paper 'On the calculus of symbols.— Fourth memoir. With applications to the theory of non-linear differential equations' by William Henry Leighton Russell, 19 April 1864, RR/5/229, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_229/referees-report-by-george-salmon-on-a-paper-on-the-calculus-of-symbols-fourth-memoir-with-applications-to-the-theory-of-non-linear-differential-equations-by-william-henry-leighton-russell, accessed on 21 May 2024

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