Reference numberRR/8/320
TitleCommittee report, on a paper 'On toroidal functions' by William Mitchinson Hicks
Datend [1881]
DescriptionThe paper is of reasonable length. A copy of William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin's report [RR/8/319] was sent to Arthur Cayley, whose response is enclosed [RR/8/281]. Asked the author if he would take on board the recommendations for publication in the Philosophical Transactions. The author's response is also enclosed [RR/8/321]. Has communicated to the author that his announcement was premature.

The undersigned think the paper should be published in the Philosophical Transactions.
William Spottiswoode
George Gabriel Stokes

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1881]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1881.0014 Vol.172 1881
Related records in the catalogueRR/8/281
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6683Hicks; William Mitchinson (1850 - 1934)1850 - 1934
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