Reference numberRR/5/194
TitleMemorandum by Henry John Stephen Smith, on a paper 'On Fermat’s theorem of the polygonal numbers, with supplement' by Jonathan Frederick Pollock
Date12 November 1863
DescriptionNot recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'.

Provides a rigorous proof to the demonstrations in the paper. Admits he may have misunderstood the argument of the author, in which case the referee suggests some rearrangement of the paper and proof to aid clarity and prevent similar misunderstandings in future.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 1864]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1863.0101 Vol.13 1864
Related records in the catalogueRR/5/191
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6491Smith; Henry John Stephen (1826 - 1883)1826 - 1883
NA6836Pollock; Sir; Jonathan Frederick (1783 - 1870)1783 - 1870
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