|Letter from J. Melville Gillies, Lieutenant in the US Navy, London, to the [Marquis of Northampton] President of the Royal Society and to the Council
|14 February 1843
|Regarding the upcoming establishment of an observatory at Washington for astronomical, magnetical, and meteorological observations. Gillies is in Europe to obtain instruments and books required for the work and has inserted a list of these.
[Alternate spelling: Gilliss]
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|Compton; Spencer Joshua Alwyne (1790 - 1851); 2nd Marquess of Northampton
|1790 - 1851