Reference numberNLB/12/350
Alternative reference numberNLB/12 p193
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Herbert Hall Turner, Secretary, Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee, Royal Astronomical Society
Date3 February 1896
Description'Dear Sir,
I am instructed to send you (inclosed herewith) a letter from the Foreign Office, dated January 20th, stating that facilities will be sought from the Governments of Stockholm and Tokio for the Solar Eclipse Expeditions; also from the Admiralty, dated January 27th, stating that our letter of the 21st asking the assistance of vessels in connection with the same expedition has been laid before Their Lordships.
I am, Dear Sir, yours truly,
H Rix
Asst. Sec. R.S. [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1105Turner; Herbert Hall (1861 - 1930); astronomer and seismologist1861 - 1930
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