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Reference numberDM/4/106
LevelItem
TitleLetter from J F W Herschel to P M Roget, Secretary, Royal Society
Date23 December 1830
DescriptionReaffirming his opinion that two observatories are necessary in the southern hemisphere.

Also asking to be excused from any further association with the Optical Glass Committee or any other committee with similar functions.
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Access conditionsOPEN - but photocopying forbidden.
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); Astronomer1792 - 1871
NA6616Roget; Peter Mark (1779 - 1869)1779 - 1869
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