Reference numberMM/10/156
Title'Memorial of the Subscribers towards the erection of an Astronomical & Physical Observatory near the City of Glasgow'
Date22 December 1838
DescriptionLetter addressed to the Treasury. In it, the memorialists set out the reasons why Glasgow needs an Observatory and the reasons why supplementary aid should be granted to them.

Signed John Fleming, Chairman of the Subscription Committee
Extent2 sides
Access statusOpen
Related materialMC/3/14
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