Reference numberMS/119/1/63
Alternative reference numberMS/119/1 p134-135
TitleLetter from Thomas [Best] Jervis, 22 Notting Hil Square to Humphrey Lloyd, Trinity College, Dublin
Date28 March 1839
DescriptionJervis writes regarding the acquisition of instruments (particularly those made by [Thomas] Grubb) for magnetic observations throughout Asia under the auspices of the East India Company. Two differently designed dip circles are also requested, to be made by [Thomas Charles] Robinson.

Jervis has been guided in his choice of instruments by attending meetings of the Physics and Meteorological Committee of the Royal Society and in discussion with Edward Sabine and James Clark Ross.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8252Lloyd; Humphrey (1800 - 1881)1800 - 1881
NA6251Jervis; Thomas Best (1794 - 1857)1794 - 1857
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