Reference numberMS/119/1/29
Alternative reference numberMS/119/1 p58-60
TitleLetter from Edward Sabine, Tortington to Humphrey Lloyd, Trinity College, Dublin
Date20 May 1837
DescriptionRegarding a new formula for dip observations by [Adolph Theodor] Kupffer and how it compares to one of Mayer's [?].

Discussion of how best to combine the observations of [James Clark] Ross and [Professor John] Phillips and others in their upcoming report of the British magnetic survey.

Sabine has received a 'universal' instrument from Munich which Dr Robinson ordered for him. 'The cost was 48£ freight included - no duty as Mr Rice gave an order for its admission duty free - which is more than the Tories could do for my telescope.'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
NA8252Lloyd; Humphrey (1800 - 1881)1800 - 1881
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