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Reference numberMS/427/430
Alternative reference numberMS/427 p83
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from [Thomas Henry] Huxley, President of the Royal Society; to the Astronomer Royal [William Henry Mahoney Christie]
Date23 May 1885
DescriptionReplies that as requested the following persons have been requested to serve on the proposed Committee on Madras Observations. [Modern day Chennai, India]. These are Prof. [John Couch] Adams, Dr. [Willaim] Huggins, Prof. [George Gabriel] Stoke, General [Richard] Strachey and General [James Thomas] Walker. [Thomas Henry] Huxley excuses himself from serving due to the the numerous duties he has as President.
Extent1p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7558Adams; John Couch (1819 - 1892); Astronomer1819 - 1892
NA7376Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); Knight Astronomer1824 - 1910
NA3799Strachey; Sir; Richard (1817 - 1908)1817 - 1908
NA6271Walker; James Thomas (1826 - 1896)1826 - 1896
NA8243Huxley; Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)1825 - 1895
NA6998Christie; Sir; William Henry Mahoney (1845 - 1922)1845 - 1922
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