Reference numberMS/119/1/41
Alternative reference numberMS/119/1 p86-87
TitleLetter from Edward Sabine, Tortington to Humphrey Lloyd
Date21 October 1837
DescriptionSabine rejoices at Lloyd having found the reason for his erroneous results and in so doing saved the Irish portion of their British magnetic survey from failure.

Sabine describes the trial of his Gambey dip circle on a plan by Lloyd. Includes some of the results he recorded. Discussion of dip observations made at Westbourne Green, London, in 1835 and 1837 by [James Clark] Ross.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialMS/119/1/40
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
NA8252Lloyd; Humphrey (1800 - 1881)1800 - 1881
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