Reference numberMC/4/373
TitleLetter from J F W [John Frederick William] Herschel, 32 Harley Street, to the Earl of Rosse, [President of the Royal Society]
Date28 December 1850
DescriptionAgreeing with Dr [Humphrey] Lloyd's opinion on the proposed continuance of the Toronto Observatory. Herschel reiterates its importance to scientific advancement and is in support of a temporary continuance in order to complete work that has been started.
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NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer1792 - 1871
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
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