Reference numberCD/47/9
TitleLetter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to the Secretary [of the Royal Society]
Date16 May 1903
DescriptionThinks that [Sir George] Darwin's suggestion of £200-300 for the standard [a geodetic measuring instrument, this one from the Russian Government] seems excessive, and might be objected to by the [shipping] company. Encloses a letter from Mr Simms [CD/47/10] about the instrument. Also discusses an unsolicited paper sent to the Royal Society by a 'faddist'.
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NA7376Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer1824 - 1910
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