Reference numberDM/3/117
TitleLetter from Lt Col William Reid, Royal Enginerrs, to J F W Herschel
Date3 January 1839
DescriptionTransmitting a copy of a circular which has been sent out to tell Governors of British Colonies on the subject of keeping meteorological journals. Also describes efforts by the Admiralty, Trinity House and the East India Company towards wider discussion of the practice of keeping meteorological journals.

Originally enclosing DM/3/118.
Extent3 sides
Access statusOpen
Access conditionsOPEN - but photocopying forbidden.
Related materialSee also CMB/1/4
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3724Reid; Sir; William (1791 - 1858); military engineer, colonial governor, and meteorologist1791 - 1858
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer1792 - 1871
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