Reference numberAP/60/15/3
TitleUnpublished letter, regarding 'Extension of the value of E to 735 places of decimals; and of log 2, log 3 and log 5 to 310 decimals' from W [William] Shanks to George Gabriel Stokes
CreatorShanks; William (1812-1882); English mathematician
Date4 May 1878
DescriptionShanks asks that Stokes 'will greatly oblige by obliterating all reference to' incorrect numbers in his paper on the value of E to 735 decimal places, and suggests that he will attempt to re-calculate the values for of log 2, log 3 and log 5 to 310 decimal places. He thanks [John Couch] Adams for his corrections.

Written by Shanks at Houghton-le-Spring, Durham [England].
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusClosed
Access conditionsNot available to view, off site for conservation. Please refer to digital surrogate on Science in the Making.
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
NA7558Adams; John Couch (1819 - 1892); astronomer1819 - 1892
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