Reference numberMS/119/1/84
Alternative reference numberMS/119/1 p193-194
TitleLetter from Edward Sabine to Humphrey Lloyd
Date13 January 1840
DescriptionThe Academie des Sciences in Paris has led an effort to establish a magnetic observatory in the French colony of Algiers to operate in line with the British magnetic scheme. Instruments need to be ordered from, particularly, [Thomas] Grubb and [Thomas Charles] Robinson for this observatory.

According to Sabine, a declination magnetometer by Grubb costs £35; a bifilar magnetometer by Grubb is £35; and a vertical force magnetometer by Robinson is £26, 5 shillings.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8252Lloyd; Humphrey (1800 - 1881)1800 - 1881
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