Reference numberMC/13/104
TitleLetter from Rob L J [Robert Lewis John] Ellery, President of the Royal Society of Victoria, Australia, Observatory Melbourne, to [Thomas Henry Huxley], President of the Royal Society, London
CreatorEllery; Robert Lewis John (1827-1908); British-Australian astronomer
Date1 November 1884
DescriptionEnclosing a statement from the Premier of Victoria regarding the effors to obtain from the Victorian government some recognition for Dr Edward Davy's work on electric telegraphy. Ellery asks the Royal Society to support the Royal Society of Victoria's application to, for example, have Davy's name placed on the Civil List.

[Enclosure not present.]
[For reply, see related records.]
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Related records in the catalogueMC/13/102
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NA6424Ellery; Robert Lewis John (1827 - 1908); astronomer1827 - 1908
NA8243Huxley; Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)1825 - 1895
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