Reference numberMS/426/69
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p41
TitleCopy letter from [Samuel] Hunter Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [George Biddel] Airy, Esq, Astronomer Royal, Royal Observatory, Greenwich
Date19 January 1843
DescriptionInforms that the President and Council have agreed to grant the 2 requested equipment to [George Biddel] Airy, the Astronomer Royal. Under the conditions that the equipment be placed in a fire proof room and are not to be touched other than for the purpose Airy has for them. That is, to create new standards for measurements and weights.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8168Christie; Samuel Hunter (1784 - 1865); mathematician1784 - 1865
NA8035Airy; Sir; George Biddell (1801 - 1892); astronomer and mathematician1801 - 1892
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