Reference numberMC/3/27
TitleLetter from Richard Jenkins and [William Butterworth] Bayley, East India House, to the Marquis of Northampton [President of the Royal Society]
Date10 June 1839
DescriptionRegarding the Marquis' letter and that of Sir John Herschel regarding the proposed extension of magnetic enquiries to the East Indies. The court of directors at the East India Company order the astronomer at Madras [Chennai] to carry on such enquiries. Jenkins and Bayley enclose a list of instruments needed for magnetic and tidal observations in India.
[Enclosures not present.]
[Resolved by Council on 13 June 1839.]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCMP/1/116
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1694Jenkins; Sir; Richard (1785 - 1853)1785 - 1853
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer1792 - 1871
NA2272Compton; Spencer Joshua Alwyne (1790 - 1851); 2nd Marquess of Northampton1790 - 1851
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