Reference numberMC/3/221
TitleLetter from George Biddell Airy, Royal Observatory Greenwich, to the Marquis of Northampton, President of the Royal Society
Date6 June 1842
DescriptionRegarding the recent sanction of further support of the magnetic observatories under the administration of the Board of Ordnance. Airy requests a similar application for continued maintenance be made on behalf of the magnetic establishment of the Royal Observatory of Greenwich and offers some detail of such an application.
[Matter discussed by Council on 9 June 1842.]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCMP/1/161
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NA8035Airy; Sir; George Biddell (1801 - 1892); astronomer and mathematician1801 - 1892
NA2272Compton; Spencer Joshua Alwyne (1790 - 1851); 2nd Marquess of Northampton1790 - 1851
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