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Reference numberMS/119/2/67
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Humphrey Lloyd, Trinity College, Dublin to Charles James Buchanan Riddell
Date22 October 1845
DescriptionDiscussion on the new instruments. Lloyd discusses the stability and simplicity of the instrument, suggest placing the box and telescope of induction inclinometer on a fixed solid base. Lloyd states how the determination of the angle of deflection is made, and the advantages of placing it on a separate circular divided instrument.

Lloyd has recently received his dip circle from [Henry] Barrow. Lloyd is putting up a new and improved anemometer in the Dublin observatory. Lloyd was sorry to spend so little time with Lieutenant [Strange] and hopes he will arrange a day or two in Dublin.
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8252Lloyd; Humphrey (1800 - 1881)1800 - 1881
NA7327Riddell; Charles James Buchanan (1817 - 1903)1817 - 1903
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