Record

Reference numberRR/3/163
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by William Fishburn Donkin, on a paper 'On the enumeration of x-edra having triedral summits, and an (x—1)-gonal base' by Thomas Penyngton Kirkman
Date31 August 1855
DescriptionUnsure whether to recommend for publication in Philosophical Transactions. It 'treats a difficult problem with skill and success, the problem is only a very particular case of the general question suggested by it, and the method is practically inapplicable to the more extended cases'.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1856].
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1856.0018
Related records in the cataloguePT.54.8
RR/3/162
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7402Donkin; William Fishburn (1814 - 1869)1814 - 1869
NA1116Kirkman; Thomas Penyngton (1806 - 1895)1806 - 1895
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView