Record

Reference numberAP/50/5/1
LevelItem
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)
Date4 September 1868
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. Preceded by a covering letter from Frederic Roger to the Secretary of the Royal Society, dated 6 November 1868.

Subject: Geology / Seismology / Oceanography

Written by Bowen at Government House, Wellington, New Zealand.
Extent10p
FormatManuscript
Printed
Physical descriptionInk on paper and newspaper cutting
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7696Hector; Sir; James (1834 - 1907)1834 - 1907
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