Reference numberCD/48/4
TitleCopy letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to the Honourable Sir [Edward Horne] Wittenoom, KCMG, Agent General for West Australia
Date28 October 1902
DescriptionSends a copy of a letter addressed to the Secretary of State for the Colonies. Notes that the matter [of the Australian Government potentially preventing Perth Observatory's work on the International Astrographic Chart] is important and of immediate urgency. Asks Sir [Edward Horne] Wittenoom to use his influence to prevent this.
FormatTypescript copy
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7376Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer1824 - 1910
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