Reference numberMS/119/1/26
Alternative reference numberMS/119/1 p50-52
TitleLetter from Edward Sabine, Tortington to Humphrey Lloyd, Trinity College, Dublin
Date9 February 1837
DescriptionSabine informs Lloyd of the arrival of the needles, instruments and results of magnetic observations from the Euphrates expedition. Includes a [Christopher] Hansteen magnetometer and a Robinson dip circle.

[Professor John] Phillips is coming to London with results of his part in the British magnetic survey. Sabine discusses how their report on the British magnetic survey ought to be organised. Further discussion of British survey on pp4-6.

[Alexander von] Humboldt writes to Sabine 'a great deal' about the instruments and stations he wishes the Royal Society to 'adopt' with reference to his letter to the Duke of Sussex [23 April 1836].
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialLetter from Humboldt, 23 April 1836, AP/20/7
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
NA8252Lloyd; Humphrey (1800 - 1881)1800 - 1881
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