Reference numberMC/11/445
TitleLetter from Captain [Henry] Fairfax, HMS Britannia, Dartmouth, to the Secretary of the Royal Society
CreatorFairfax; Admiral Sir; Henry (1837-1900); Royal Navy officer
Date27 November 1879
DescriptionThanking the Society for sending the volume of the 'Philosophical Transactions' containing an account of collections gathered during the Transit of Venus expedition in Kerguelen's Island and Rodriguez.
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