Reference numberMS/119/2/25
TitleLetter from Charles James Buchanan Riddell to Humphrey Lloyd
Date6 May 1842
DescriptionRiddell informs Lloyd he is sending a paper [not enclosed] by [Samuel] Jones regarding the construction of the inclinometer, and Jones would appreciate Lloyd's corrections. Discussion on Captain [John Theophilus] Boileau's returns regarding temperature corrections, as well as the Toronto observatory returns for temperature. Riddell reiterates a previous question regarding the coefficient, after noting it was too 'confused' and elaborates in detail what he meant. Riddell asks Lloyd regarding the corresponding fraction of the magnetic moment of the bar, equal changes in the scale readings and the ratio of m : x.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7327Riddell; Charles James Buchanan (1817 - 1903)1817 - 1903
NA8252Lloyd; Humphrey (1800 - 1881)1800 - 1881
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