Reference numberMC/4/218
TitleLetter from [Charles] Piazzi Smyth, Royal Observatory Edinburgh, to [Charles Richard] Weld, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society
Date24 February 1848
DescriptionResponding to Weld's explanation and justification of his refusal to accept Smyth's box of volumes of the Edinburgh Astronomical Observations. Smyth refutes Weld's arguments regarding the Royal Society's relationship to the Edinburgh Observatory via the Royal Society Edinburgh. He additionally lays out the reasons for his transmission of the Edinburgh Observations.

[The letter is over two papers, the second of which is labelled within the volume as MC/4/218a.]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMC/4/210
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NA3757Smyth; Charles Piazzi (1819 - 1900)1819 - 1900
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