Reference numberMS/373/1/83
TitleLetter from Thomas Edward Thorpe, SS Nile near Barbados, to 'Dear Pern' [Caroline Emma Thorpe]
Date10 August 1886
DescriptionTravel arrangements to Grenada aboard Navy ships: he and Lockyer aboard 'Fantome' and Father Perry with Maunder aboard 'Bullfrog'. Intends to confer with the Governor of the island regarding the best stations for observing, but fears they will not see the eclipse as conditions are 'wretched'. Will return via Plymouth, Falmouth and Weymouth to take magnetic observations. Asks if his wife would like to meet him at Plymouth.
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NA7855Thorpe; Sir; Thomas Edward (1845 - 1925); chemist1845 - 1925
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