Reference numberRR/5/251
TitleReferee's report by William Fishburn Donkin, on a paper 'On the equations of rotation of a solid body about a fixed point' by William Spottiswoode
Date22 June 1863
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society', only if there is a real advance shown in the process. Wonders if the new process are an advance on existing, simpler ones; suggests asking this question of the author.

Addendum dated 6 July 1863. Has read the author's note [RR/5/255] regarding his earlier question. As the author has more experience in the subject, and has spent longer researching it, the referee is inclined to defer to the author's opinion on the matter. Recommends the paper for publication in the Philosophical Transactions.

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.1863.0016 Vol.13 1864
Related records in the catalogueRR/5/252
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7402Donkin; William Fishburn (1814 - 1869)1814 - 1869
NA7690Spottiswoode; William (1825 - 1883)1825 - 1883
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