Reference numberMC/5/70
TitleLetter from [Adolphe] Quetelet, Académie Royale des sciences, des lettres et des beaux-arts de Belgique, Brussels, to Colonel [Edward] Sabine, [Treasurer of the Royal Society]
Date11 December 1852
DescriptionRegarding the difficulties of exchanging publications between the two societies, due to complications with customs. Quetelet requests volumes of the 'Philosophical Transactions' and the magnetic observations to be sent to Brussels.
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