Reference numberMS/426/633
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p143
TitleCopy letter from W [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, Astronomical Society
Date21 May 1858
DescriptionDirected by the President and Council of the Royal Society to forward to the Royal Astronomical Society the letter from the Admiralty concerning the offer of passage to Rio Jeneiro [Brazil] and then to either St. Paul's or St. Catherine's to observe the solar eclipse on 7 September.
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