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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Suggests publication in the Proceedings. Has sent a note back, containing 'the gist of it', but as it is 'written out quite roughly' it is only for the author's or Secretary's benefit. Asks for the note's return once it has been examined.

Subject: Mathematics

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

Reference number
RR/6/233
Earliest possible date
02 April 1866
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Arthur Cayley

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Arthur Cayley, Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On the mysteries of numbers alluded to by Fermat' by Sir Jonathan Frederick Pollock, 1st Baronet, 02 April 1866, RR/6/233, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_6_233/referees-report-by-arthur-cayley-on-a-paper-on-the-mysteries-of-numbers-alluded-to-by-fermat-by-sir-jonathan-frederick-pollock-1st-baronet, accessed on 17 June 2024

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