Record

Reference numberNLB/10/400
Alternative reference numberNLB/10 p191
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Secretary, Royal Society
Date19 November 1894
DescriptionMr Lockyer has just called to ask that his paper on sun spot spectra may be taken this Thursday and Rix has promised to telegraph the Secretaries decision. Lockyer would like it still better if both his new papers were taken this week as he is likely to be away for two or three meetings afterwards. Lockyer is especially concerned with the sun spot paper as he wants to republish it elsewhere.

Lockyer is angry about the delay with his paper on Orion which the Astronomer Royal kept for four months. As the reports are favorable and the illustrations would not cost above a couple of pounds Rix asks if he might not go on with it. Locker is anxious to have the proof for his private use.

Annotated by hand regarding Major Macmahon agreeing with Mr Forsyth on some subject [end of text faded to illegibility].
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6349Lockyer; Sir; Joseph Norman (1836 - 1920)1836 - 1920
NA6090Strutt; John William (1842 - 1919); 3rd Baron Rayleigh1842 - 1919
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