Reference numberMS/426/111
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p58
TitleCopy letter from [Charles Richard Weld] the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Herr [Joseph Johann] von Littrow [Austrian Empire, Modern day Austria]
Date29 November 1844
DescriptionRegarding the parcel destined for Vienna Observatory [See MS/426/110]. States that the Greenwich Meteorological Magnetic Observations for 1841 and certain parts of Transactions were sent in July. Explains parcel could no longer be sent through the Foreign Office, so paid the General Steam Navigation Company to transport it to Hamburg, and for it to be forwarded from there. Asks if the parcel has been received.
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