Reference numberMC/5/96
TitleLetter from [Christian Charles Josias von] Bunsen, Prussia House, to the Earl of Rosse, the President of the Royal Society
Date27 April 1853
DescriptionRegarding the brothers Hermann and Adolphus Schlagintweit's exploration of the Himalaya and the importance of their research into telluric magnetism. Bunsen provides news about their work, including their recent ascension of Mount Prosa [in Switzerland]. Bunsen informs Rosse of the King [of Prussia]'s offer to the Society of an annual sum of £200 for three years in support of the Schlagintweit's exploration to the Himalaya.
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Related records in the catalogueMC/5/134
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NA8084Parsons; William (1800 - 1867); 3rd Earl of Rosse1800 - 1867
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