Reference numberMS/426/316
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p96
TitleCopy letter from Lord Northampton [Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton] President of the Royal Society; to H G [Henry George] Ward Esq, Admiralty
Date9 March 1848
DescriptionLaid in front of the Council as to whether it is expedient to sent to the Royal Society archives the manuscripts of observations made at Paramatta. Informs of the decision to pass the matter to the Committee of Astronomy, and will communicate the decision as soon as a report has returned.
Access statusOpen
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