Reference numberMC/2/211
TitleLetter from [Joseph Barclay] Pentland, 6 Willow Place, London, to Francis Baily, [Treasurer and] Vice-President of the Royal Society
Date6 June 1836
DescriptionRelating to Baron Humboldt's work on magnetic observations. Pentland, as Consul General to the Republic of Bolivia, offers to make further observations in this region, e.g. from Buenosayres [Buenos Aires] to Potosí.

[Referred by Council to relevant committee on 9 June 1836.]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCMP/1/62
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NA6486Baily; Francis (1774 - 1844); astronomer1774 - 1844
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