Reference numberMS/119/2/128
TitleLetter from John Allan Broun, Makerstoun, Kelso to Humphrey Lloyd
Date19th century
DescriptionBroun's discusses his paper on magnet declination presented to the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Discussion on trouble with results from the annual period. Discussion on the range from Makerstoun observations made by Broun, Lloyd and Dr [Johann von] Lamont. Broun will send Lloyd a copy of his paper as soon as permitted. Broun notes the annual range after corrections for [secular] change at Makerstoun for each of the four years. Broun's statement for the annual period differs from Lloyd's, and discusses his error. Broun asks Lloyd if temperature or humidity could have an effect on the results.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3813Broun; John Allan (1817 - 1879)1817 - 1879
NA8252Lloyd; Humphrey (1800 - 1881)1800 - 1881
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