Reference numberNLB/1/485
Alternative reference numberNLB/1 p485
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to W H Wesley
Date28 June 1887
DescriptionWelsey's letter of 26 May [1887] asking for permission to mention details of the corona as seen on the unpublished photographs taken during the eclipses of 1883, 1885 and 1886 was considered by the President and Council at their last meeting but it was deemed undesirable to accede to the request.
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