Reference numberMM/16/145
TitleCopy of a letter from Lord Northampton to Lord Melbourne
DateJuly 1840
DescriptionCopy written and forwarded to Sir John Herschel by J D Roberton. Originally enclosed with letter MM/16/144.

The letter discusses the attitude of the Astronomer Royal (G B Airy) in plans to establish a new magnetical observatory.
Extent2 sides
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6585Lamb; William (1779 - 1848); 2nd Viscount Melbourne1779 - 1848
NA2272Compton; Spencer Joshua Alwyne (1790 - 1851); 2nd Marquess of Northampton1790 - 1851
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