Reference numberMS/119/1/46
Alternative reference numberMS/119/1 p98
TitleLetter from Edward Sabine, Tortington to Humphrey Lloyd
Date11 January 1839
DescriptionSabine has a query for Lloyd regarding the calculation of magnetic dip to be included in their upcoming report.

Informs Lloyd of continuing efforts to lobby the government [for funds for a global magnetic project]. Disappointed that Lord Northampton, President of the Royal Society, was not present at their recent presentation to Lord Melbourne.

News concerning an Archy Smith is conveyed, as well as the fact that [Charles] Babbage has resigned the trusteeship of the British Association [for the Advancement of Science].
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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