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Declines to referee the paper due to travel commitments. Has communicated with Norman Macleod Ferrers, who will return the paper once he is finished with it.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1880]

Reference number
RR/8/174
Earliest possible date
11 July 1879
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Isaac Todhunter

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Isaac Todhunter, Referee's report by Isaac Todhunter, on a paper 'On the conduction of heat in ellipsoids of revolution' by William Davidson Niven, 11 July 1879, RR/8/174, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_174/referees-report-by-isaac-todhunter-on-a-paper-on-the-conduction-of-heat-in-ellipsoids-of-revolution-by-william-davidson-niven, accessed on 28 May 2024

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