Reference numberMC/5/80
TitleLetter from Edward Sabine, [Treasurer of the Royal Society], Woolwich, to Thomas Bell, [Secretary of the Royal Society]
Date4 January 1853
DescriptionRegarding [William Henry] Smyth's withdrawing of the first paragraph of his circular to the members of the Southern Telescope Committee. Sabine claims this would have the consequence that Dr [Thomas Romney] Robinson's letter regarding the content of the first paragraph, the supposed inferiority or superiority to the Cape Astronomical Observatory, should no longer be laid before the committee.
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Related records in the catalogueMC/5/78
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NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
NA7505Bell; Thomas (1792 - 1880)1792 - 1880
NA2440Robinson; Thomas Romney (1792 - 1882)1792 - 1882
NA5062Smyth; William Henry (1788 - 1865)1788 - 1865
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