Reference numberMC/5/205
TitleLetter from Jos B [Joseph Brooks] Yates, 'Compass Committee' rooms, Liverpool, to Colonel [Edward] Sabine, [Treasurer of the Royal Society]
Date24 July 1855
DescriptionThanking the Society for its offer to search for papers in the 'Philosophical Transactions' on errors in compasses caused by iron in ships. Yates furthermore requests the printed results to acquire further data for comparison. Other requested papers include research by Sabine, Captain Johnson, and Captain Henry Kater's papers.
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1849.0012
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
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