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Reference numberRR/5/254
LevelItem
TitleLetter from William Spottiswoode, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On the equations of rotation of a solid body about a fixed point' by William Spottiswoode
Date3 August 1863
DescriptionExplains the advance his new process has over existing processes. To him it was 'the most obvious and direct, although at the same time not the shortest, course of proceeding'. Hopes his enthusiasm for the new process hasn't led him too far off course.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1864]
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1863.0016 Vol.13 1864
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7690Spottiswoode; William (1825 - 1883)1825 - 1883
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
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