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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The paper is an important contribution to the science of cubic surfaces. The abstract regarding the synopsis of classification, already published in the Proceedings, should be incorporated into the current paper.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1863]

Reference number
RR/5/237
Earliest possible date
18 February 1863
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Henry John Stephen Smith

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Henry John Stephen Smith, Referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On the distribution of surfaces of the third order into species, reference to the absence or presence of singular points, and the reality of their lines' by Ludwig Schläfli, 18 February 1863, RR/5/237, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_237/referees-report-by-henry-john-stephen-smith-on-a-paper-on-the-distribution-of-surfaces-of-the-third-order-into-species-reference-to-the-absence-or-presence-of-singular-points-and-the-reality-of-their-lines-by-ludwig-schläfli, accessed on 12 April 2024

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