Reference numberMS/119/1/64
Alternative reference numberMS/119/1 p136-139
TitleLetter from Humphrey Lloyd, Trinity College, Dublin to James Clark Ross
Date16 April 1839
DescriptionLloyd councils Ross on the best arrangement of a magnetic observatory, such as Ross will help to establish in Van Diemen's Land [Tasmania; Lutruwita or Truwana].

Instruments for Ross's polar expedition and the [Tasmania] observatory are being made by [Thomas] Grubb and [Thomas Charles] Robinson, and Lloyd advises Ross on the best method for observing with certain of them. Ross's second-in-command [Francis] Crozier has recently been in Dublin and Lloyd has spoken with him about instruments and method.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8252Lloyd; Humphrey (1800 - 1881)1800 - 1881
NA7948Ross; Sir; James Clark (1800 - 1862)1800 - 1862
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