Reference numberAP/50/5
TitleUnpublished copy letter, regarding a newspaper report of lectures to the Wellington Philosophical Society on the tidal disturbances and earthquakes experienced in New Zealand in August 1868 from G F [George Ferguson] Bowen to the Duke of Buckingham
CreatorBowen; George Ferguson (1821-1899); Irish colonial administrator; Governor of New Zealand (1868-1873)
DescriptionBowen shares newspaper cuttings describing two lectures delivered by James Hector to the Wellington Philosophical Society on the topic of tidal disturbances and earthquakes experienced in New Zealand in August 1868. Bowen asks that details of the lectures be forwarded to the Royal Society. At the time, the Duke of Buckingham was the Secretary of the State for the Colonies. Preceded by a covering letter from Frederic Roger to the Secretary of the Royal Society, dated 6 November 1868.

Subject: Geology / Seismology / Oceanography
Physical descriptionInk on paper and newspaper cutting
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Access statusOpen
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NA7696Hector; Sir; James (1834 - 1907)1834 - 1907
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