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Reference numberMS/426/279
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p90
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir J [John Frederick] Herschel
Date21 May 1847
DescriptionSends eight documents and asks for Herschel to give an opinion on the subject. Includes the list of documents which were send, dating from 1842 to 1847 and includes Resolution of Councils and letters between Lord Northampton [Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton] and Sir L Percy, Mr Barclay, Col. [Edward] Sabine and the Hudson Bay Company.
Extent1p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMS/426/287
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA2272Compton; Spencer Joshua Alwyne (1790 - 1851); 2nd Marquess of Northampton1790 - 1851
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); Astronomer1792 - 1871
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