Reference numberMS/119/2/118
TitleLetter from Charles Morgan Elliot, Singapore to Humphrey Lloyd
Date8 May 1842
DescriptionDiscussion regarding the work and observations Elliot is conducting at the Singapore observatory. Elliot is sending Lloyd the observations taken on 25th September at the observatory. Discussion on the horizontal force and vertical force magnetometer, and disturbances to the instruments due to a storm. Elliot discusses the declination, and the observations made by his assistants, and how often. Discussion on the placement of the vertical force bar, in relation to cardinal points. Elliot discusses the dip.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2915Elliot; Charles Morgan (1815 - 1852)1815 - 1852
NA8252Lloyd; Humphrey (1800 - 1881)1800 - 1881
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