Reference numberMC/4/295
TitleLetter from [Thomas Romney] Robinson, President of the British Association [for the Advancement of Science], to the Earl of Rosse, [President of the Royal Society]
Date15 October 1849
DescriptionRequesting various recommendations from the Council of the Society, firstly regarding an application to the government for the purchase of a reflector for the observatory at the Cape of Good Hope and relevant staffing needs. Additionally, Robinson writes about an application to the Master General of the Ordnance for the correction of the levels of the next survey, as well as the publication of the British arc of the Meridian.

[Relating to a letter by Thomas Bell, secretary, on 8 October 1849.]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMS/426/393
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NA2440Robinson; Thomas Romney (1792 - 1882)1792 - 1882
NA8084Parsons; William (1800 - 1867); 3rd Earl of Rosse1800 - 1867
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