Reference numberMC/12/241
TitleLetter from J F D [John Fretcheville Dykes] Donnelly, Science and Art Department, London, to [William Spottiswoode], President of the Royal Society
CreatorDonnelly; Sir; John Fretcheville Dykes (1834-1902); Major-General Royal Engineers
Date24 March 1882
DescriptionRegarding the planned expedition to Egypt to observe the solar eclipse. Captain Abney will no longer be able to take part due to medical reasons and Donnelly suggests Dr [Arthur] Schuster as his replacement.
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMC/12/242
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7690Spottiswoode; William (1825 - 1883)1825 - 1883
NA6454Abney; Sir; William de Wiveleslie (1843 - 1920)1843 - 1920
NA6483Schuster; Sir; Arthur (1851 - 1934)1851 - 1934
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