Reference numberMC/3/61
TitleLetter from John Backhouse, Foreign Office, to the Marquis of Northampton [President of the Royal Society]
Date18 December 1839
DescriptionRelating to the Society's request concerning an observatory in Egypt for the investigation into terrestrial magnetism. Backhouse relays Viscount Palmerston's instruction to the Consul General in Egypt to use officers with the Pasha of Egypt in support of this application.
[Read by Council on 9 January 1840.]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMC/3/62
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NA2272Compton; Spencer Joshua Alwyne (1790 - 1851); 2nd Marquess of Northampton1790 - 1851
NA2495Temple; Henry John (1784 - 1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston1784 - 1865
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