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Letter from William Spottiswoode, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On the equations of rotation of a solid body about a fixed point' by William Spottiswoode

Reference number: RR/5/254

Date: 03 August 1863

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Explains the advance his new process has over existing processes. To him it was 'the most obvious and direct, although at the same time not the shortest, course of proceeding'. Hopes his enthusiasm for the new process hasn't led him too far off course.

Subject: Mathematics

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

Reference number
RR/5/254
Earliest possible date
03 August 1863
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from William Spottiswoode, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On the equations of rotation of a solid body about a fixed point' by William Spottiswoode, 03 August 1863, RR/5/254, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_254/letter-from-william-spottiswoode-to-george-gabriel-stokes-regarding-a-paper-on-the-equations-of-rotation-of-a-solid-body-about-a-fixed-point-by-william-spottiswoode, accessed on 25 February 2024

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