Reference numberMS/119/1/59
Alternative reference numberMS/119/1 p125-126
TitleLetter from Edward Sabine to Humphrey Lloyd, Tortington
Date3 January 1839
DescriptionSabine has been summoned to attend the appointment which Lord Melbourne has made to receive a deputation of the Royal Society [on the subject of the Antarctic expedition and global magnetic scheme]. Sabine is confident of the deputation's success.

Returns an interesting letter of [George Biddell] Airy's [not enclosed] which Lloyd had sent. Sabine is pained that [Francis] Beaufort does not think favourably of Airy.

Sabine is dismayed to hear that Lloyd is considering withdrawing as a 'leader' in the science of terrestrial magnetism.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialMS/119/1/58
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
NA8252Lloyd; Humphrey (1800 - 1881)1800 - 1881
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