Record

Reference numberMS/119/2/105
LevelItem
TitleSecond half of letter from Joseph Henry Kay, Magnetic Observatory Rossbank to Humphrey Lloyd, Trinity College, Dublin
Date2 March 1842
Description[This is a continuation of MS/119/2/104].

Kay discusses Lloyd's supplementary paper on the mutual action of permanent magnets. Kay would like to recreate Lloyd's observatory at Rossbank [located in Tasmania, then colonial Van Diemen's Land], however this is out of his hands. The Rossbank observatory was designed in England long before Kay arrived. Kay informs Lloyd that their hygrometer is broken. Kay requests an additional list of term days and stationary if observations are to continue beyond 1842.
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper.

The letter has a hole where the wax seal has been broken. The wax seal is still attached to the letter.
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMS/119/2/104
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA4898Kay; Joseph Henry (1814 - 1875)1814 - 1875
NA8252Lloyd; Humphrey (1800 - 1881)1800 - 1881
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