Reference numberMC/5/347
TitleLetter from Edward Sabine to Dr [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]
Date14 May 1858
DescriptionProviding an update of the brothers Schlagintweit's work on the magnetic survey of India,, which they conducted over 88 stations. Sabine references Adolph Schlagintweit's death [after being captured during a solo expedition and falsely accused of being a spy].
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