Reference numberMS/426/439
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p112
TitleCopy letter from S H [Samuel Hunter] Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society; to J C [James Cosmo] Melvill
Date30 November 1850
DescriptionAcknowledges letter accompanying letter from Captain Elliott with observations taken by him during the magnetic survey of the eastern archipelago, and an abstract of the result in a convenient form for publishing. Informs it has been decided to publish the papers in the 'Philosophical Transacations'. In accordance to a letter dated 27 June 1849, the Court of Directors of the East India Company have agreed to take on part of the expenses of publication.
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMC/4/363
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7015Melvill; Sir; James Cosmo (1792 - 1861)1792 - 1861
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