Reference numberMS/257/2/318
Alternative reference numberSa.700
Previous numbersES2/60/700
TitleLetter from Leonard Horner, 60 Montagu Square to Edward Sabine
Date25 January 1863
DescriptionHorner thanks Sabine for his circular regarding visitors to the Royal Observatory and was pleased to read about the ‘important’ work being done at Kew Observatory. Refers to a ‘man of [George Biddell] Airy’s reputation’ being ‘betrayed by jealousy’. Horner remarks the establishment of the Kew Observatory has been the most ‘fruitful’ endeavour of the British Association and hopes it will continue.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6219Horner; Leonard (1785 - 1864)1785 - 1864
NA7376Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer1824 - 1910
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
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