Reference numberCD/48/5
TitleCopy letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to [Herbert Hall] Turner
Date28 October 1902
DescriptionInforms [Herbert Hall] Turner that he has written in the name of the Royal Society to Mr Chamberlain, asking him to use his influence to prevent the West Australian Government's breach of faith [in forcing Perth Observatory to cease work on the International Astrographic Chart]. Also notes that he has written to the Agent General for West Australia [Sir Edward Horne Wittenoom]. Asks Turner to relay this news to Mr [William Ernest] Cooke [Government Astronomer of West Australia].
FormatTypescript copy
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1105Turner; Herbert Hall (1861 - 1930)1861 - 1930
NA7376Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer1824 - 1910
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