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Referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith and Bartholomew Price, on a paper 'On the mysteries of numbers alluded to by Fermat.—Second communication' by Sir Jonathan Frederick Pollock, 1st Baronet

Reference number: RR/6/236

Date: 1868

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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Does not consider that the paper contains a proof demonstration. The paper does contain 'curious observations'. The paper should be printed with the previous paper as far as possible. The referees to not have the first paper to hand, and of the referees, Bartholomew Price has not read the first paper.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Reference number
RR/6/236
Earliest possible date
1868
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
7 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Henry John Stephen Smith

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Bartholomew Price

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Henry John Stephen Smith, Bartholomew Price, Referee's report by Henry John Stephen Smith and Bartholomew Price, on a paper 'On the mysteries of numbers alluded to by Fermat.—Second communication' by Sir Jonathan Frederick Pollock, 1st Baronet, 1868, RR/6/236, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_6_236/referees-report-by-henry-john-stephen-smith-and-bartholomew-price-on-a-paper-on-the-mysteries-of-numbers-alluded-to-by-fermatsecond-communication-by-sir-jonathan-frederick-pollock-1st-baronet, accessed on 23 May 2024

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