Reference numberMM/11/150
TitleLetter from Edward Sabine, London, to Col WH Sykes
Date20 November 1840
DescriptionOn communications from Lieutenant Yule, Bengal Engineers, Aden, describing the poor condition of the instruments with which Yule was expected to use in the construction of an observatory in Aden for magnetic observations.

Sabine states that the description of the instruments by Yule should not have prevented the observatory from being built. He further states that if Aden is to be kept as a magnetic station, a new officer, freshly trained in observational techniques, will have to be sent there.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
NA5872Sykes; William Henry (1790 - 1872)1790 - 1872
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