Reference numberMS/119/2/8
TitleLetter from Humphrey Lloyd, Trinity College, Dublin to Charles James Buchanan Riddell
Date14 April 1840
DescriptionLloyd apologises that his previous letter sent with a box of apparatus was detained by the admiralty due to some mistake, and was only recently released. Discussion on the delays to building the [Toronto] observatory. Lloyd enquires when Riddell made the term observations, as his observations do not correspond with the correct day. Lloyd notes Captain [John Theophilus] Boileau's addition to the report [of the physical committee] entitled 'memorandum on the books'. Discussion on the method of placing three instruments, and Lloyd has sent Riddell a copy of his paper on the subject [not enclosed]. Lloyd mentions writing to Edward Sabine about the thermometer Riddell is using.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8252Lloyd; Humphrey (1800 - 1881)1800 - 1881
NA7327Riddell; Charles James Buchanan (1817 - 1903)1817 - 1903
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