Reference numberMC/5/72
TitleLetter from J W [John William] Lubbock to [William Henry Smyth], the Secretary of the Telescope Committee
Date18 December 1852
DescriptionOffering his remarks on the erection of a telescope. Lubbock questions [Charles Piazzi] Smyth's nomination as superintendent for the job and expresses uncertainty on the ideal location near the equator and at 10,000 feet.

[Written by an amanuensis.]
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7010Lubbock; Sir; John William (1803 - 1865)1803 - 1865
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