Reference numberMS/119/1/80
Alternative reference numberMS/119/1 p183-186
TitleLetter from Edward Sabine, 3 St James's Place to Humphrey Lloyd
Date20 December 1839
DescriptionSabine consoles Lloyd for not having been appropriately recognised in the President of the Royal Society's anniversary speech. The magnetic scheme was also briefly and inaccurately reported in this speech.

James Clark Ross's journal aboard 'HMS Erebus' up to 3 November 1839 received along with communication from John Henry Lefroy.

Sabine explains that he has sat twice in the chair at the Royal Society and that 'it is hardly in nature to conceive anything more dull'.
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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