Reference numberMC/1/287
TitleLetter from Captain Edward Sabine, Charlemont Street [Dublin], to Davies Gilbert
Date3 March 1831
DescriptionReturning [Francis] Baily's letter to Davies Gilbert regarding the commission for an apparatus to measure the length of a pendulum, originally by Mr. Repsold prior to his death. [Heinrich Christian] Schumacher had suggested leaving the commission with Repsold's son. The commission relates to the work of the Meteorological Committee.
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMC/1/285
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8707Gilbert; Davies (1767-1839)1767-1839
NA5372Schumacher; Heinrich Christian (1780 - 1850)1780 - 1850
NA3847Bessel; Friedrich Wilhelm (1784 - 1846); astronomer1784 - 1846
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
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