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Reference numberMS/426/160
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p70
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lieut Col [Edward] Sabine
Date12 November 1845
DescriptionInforms that the letter by Lieut. Col. Wilcox fowarded from [Edward] Sabine has been read. The observations contained have been compared with those from Sir John [William Frederick] Herschel in Lucknow [India] and the East India Company and find they agree with the Royal Society in having all the observations between June 1842 to May 1844. Explains the reason for Wilcox not hearing of the safe arrival of his letter as they arrived at the Royal Society via Herschel, who received it from the East India House.
Extent1p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer1792 - 1871
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