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' 4. Committee of Astronomy
Mr Airy. Sir Thomas Brisbane, Mr G Fisher, Me Galloway, Sir John F W Herschel, Mr Lubbock, Rev. W Pearson, Rev. R Sheepshanks, Captain Smyth, R.N., Mr Stratford.
Crossed out; Mr Baily, Mr Ivory. Lord Oxmantown crossed out and replaced with Earl of RosseMr Rigaud crossed out and replaced with Sir John C Rtoss
Mr Dollond, Dean of Ely, added. '
First page lists the follwoing;
'At a meeting of the Astronomical Committee of the Royal society held [no date given]
Present; Sir John Herschel in the Chair; Mr Stratford; Mr Fisher
Resolved that Mr Baily be elected President and Mr Lubbock Secretary to the Committee.
J F W Herschel '