Reference numberMS/119/1/48
Alternative reference numberMS/119/1 p101-102
TitleLetter from Edward Sabine, Jordan Hill, near Glasgow to Humphrey Lloyd, Trinity College, Dublin
Date11 September 1838
DescriptionSabine in Scotland with Lloyd's friend Professor Miller recording terrestrial magnetic observations. Together with [James Clark] Ross, Sabine has also visited with Sir Hew [Dalrymple] Ross in Carlisle, where Ross obtained discordant dip results with his new magnetic needles. Plans for more terrestrial magnetic observations in Scotland.
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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