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Reference numberMC/11/321
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Henry J S [John Stephen] Smith, Meteorological Office, 116 Victoria Street, London, to W [William] Spottiswoode, President of the Royal Society
CreatorSmith; Henry John Stephen (1826-1883); Irish mathematician; astronomer
Date24 March 1879
DescriptionRelaying the views of the Meteorological Council on the proposed establishment of an observatory on Ben Nevis. Smith highlights the financial strain that funding this endeavour would create for the Council and offers three propositions for the Society to consider.

[The letter covers four papers, labelled MC/11/321-321c within the volume.]
Extent7p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6491Smith; Henry John Stephen (1826 - 1883)1826 - 1883
NA7690Spottiswoode; William (1825 - 1883)1825 - 1883
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