Record

Reference numberMS/119/1/40
Alternative reference numberMS/119/1 p81-85
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Edward Sabine, Dunraven Castle to Humphrey Lloyd, Trinity College, Dublin
Date9 October 1837
DescriptionSabine is glad to hear that Lloyd has resolved the problems he was having with some of his results. Informs Lloyd of the places at which [James Clark] Ross has recently observed in England. Sabine further lists the stations at which he himself has lately observed in England and the problems he encountered at Birkenhead. Includes for Lloyd comparison of two Gambey needles at different places.

A new map of Ireland, by Arrowsmith, is about to be published and Lloyd should contact [Francis] Beaufort for a copy. It misplaces Ireland by three miles relative to England.

Sabine is at this time putting together his work on the results of intensity observations from a number of magnetic observers on the continent and informs Lloyd of its progress to date.
Extent10p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialMS/119/1/41; MS/119/1/43
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
NA8252Lloyd; Humphrey (1800 - 1881)1800 - 1881
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView