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Reference numberMM/11/145
LevelItem
TitleLetter from G B Airy, Greenwich Observatory, to Lord Northampton
Date28 June 1840
DescriptionOn being disturbed by a rumour which has reached him to the effect that a Committee of the Royal Society has recommended the establishment of a Government financed magnetic observatory at Kew. Airy points out that Greenwich has a fully equipped magnetic section already.
Extent2 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8035Airy; Sir; George Biddell (1801 - 1892); astronomer and Mathematician1801 - 1892
NA2272Compton; Spencer Joshua Alwyne (1790 - 1851); 2nd Marquess of Northampton1790 - 1851
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