Reference numberMS/426/6
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p3
TitleCopy letter from Lord Northampton [Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton] President of the Royal Society; to the Right Honourable, the Chancellor of the Exchequer [Francis Thornhill Baring]
Date11 January 1841
DescriptionRegarding the proposal for a magnetic survey of British Possessions in North America. States it has the strong approval of Major [Edward] Sabine, Sir John Herchal, Prof. [George] Peacock, the Dean of Ely. The proposal also has the recommendation of the Physical Committee of the Royal Society. Lord Northampton [Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton] states he is not in London but will have Sir John Lubbock and Major Sabine to visit and discuss the facilities, advantage of the current time and expenses.
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NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
NA7093Peacock; George (1791 - 1858)1791 - 1858
NA7010Lubbock; Sir; John William (1803 - 1865)1803 - 1865
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