Reference numberMC/1/352
TitleLetter from Thomas Henderson, 1 Old Palace Yard, Westminster, [Dr. Peter Mark Roget and John George Children,] Secretaries of the Royal Society
Date13 December 1831
DescriptionRegarding his recent appointment as Astronomer Royal at the Royal Observatory at the Cape of Good Hope, replacing Rev. [Fearon] Fallows. Henderson requests a copy of the 'Philosophical Transactions' be regularly sent to the Observatory, in particular copies of [Karl Ludwig Christian] Rumkers' observations.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA4556Fallows; Fearon (1789 - 1831); astronomer1789 - 1831
NA5760Henderson; Thomas (1798 - 1844); astronomer1798 - 1844
NA3175Children; John George (1777 - 1852); chemist1777 - 1852
NA6616Roget; Peter Mark (1779 - 1869); physician and philologist1779 - 1869
NA3777Rumker; Karl Ludwig Christian (1788 - 1862); astronomer1788 - 1862
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