Reference numberMC/3/46
TitleCopy letter from Captain Edward Sabine, Elberfelt, to Baron von Humboldt
Date24 October 1839
DescriptionRegarding magnetic observatories in Germany, Norway, and Russia. Sabine relays conversations had with [Carl Friedrich] Gauss in Göttingen concerning the importance of the geographical location for these observatories.

[The last four pages of the letter are on a separate sheet, labelled within the volume as MC/3/46a.]
[Alternate place name spelling: Elberfeld]
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7984Humboldt; Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von (1769 - 1859); naturalist and traveller1769 - 1859
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
NA8223Gauss; Karl Friedrich (1777 - 1855)1777 - 1855
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