|Title||Transcript of a letter from J F W Herschel, Collingwood, to Sir Edward Sabine |
|Description||Transcript of letter MM/10/86.|
In the letter Herscherl states he his returning to Burlington House the papers relative to Colonel Napier's Pendulum Observations, in connection with the Trigonometrical Survey of India.
Herschel comments that the observations are "...a most valuable contribution to the data accummulating for discussion on the figure and interior constitution of the Earth as concluded from the indications afforded to the varying intensity of gravitation".
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|NA8238||Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); Astronomer||1792 - 1871|
|NA8279||Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)||1788 - 1883|