Reference numberMC/4/346
TitleLetter from [Samuel] Hunter Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society, to Reverend [Thomas Romney] Robinson, President of the British Association [for the Advancement of Science]
Date19 April 1850
DescriptionReporting the Society's agreement with the British Association on the importance of the use of a reflector in the southern hemisphere. Christie supports the subject's recommendation to the government. Christie also writes about the correction of the levels of the Ordnance Survey of Ireland and related recommendations to the Master General of the Ordnance by the Royal Irish Academy. Lastly, Christie refers to the importance of the publication of the British arc of the Meridian.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2440Robinson; Thomas Romney (1792 - 1882)1792 - 1882
NA8168Christie; Samuel Hunter (1784 - 1865); mathematician1784 - 1865
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