Reference numberDM/3/121
TitleLetter from WE Parry, Admiralty, to Sir Humphry Davy, President, Royal Society
Date6 April 1826
DescriptionAsking for permission to print in the appendix to his Journal of the last Voyage to the South Seas, a brief abstract of observations and experiments made by Lieutenant Foster and himself, a detailed account of which has recently been sent to the Royal Society.

The experiements and observations Parry alludes are those on the pendulum; and on the dip, diurnal variation and intensity, of the magnetic needle.
Extent2 sides
Access statusOpen
Access conditionsOPEN - but photocopying forbidden.
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8200Davy; Sir; Humphry (1778 - 1829); chemist1778 - 1829
NA7481Parry; Sir; William Edward (1790 - 1855)1790 - 1855
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