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Reference numberNLB/12/393
Alternative reference numberNLB/12 p215
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Andrew Ainslie Common, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary, Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee, Royal Astronomical Society
Date13 February 1896
Description'Dear Sir,
Dr [Michael] Foster desires me, in answer to your letter of the 12th, to inform you that the following gentlemen were appointed on the Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee at the commencement of the present year, and that notices of their appointment were sent to them: - Capt. [Captain William de Wiveleslie] Abney, Mr [William Henry Mahoney] Christie, Prof. [Professor Robert Bellamy] Clifton, Mr [Andrew Ainslie] Common, Dr [William] Huggins, Mr [Joseph Norman] Lockyer, Prof. [Professor Arthur] Schuster, Mr [Edward James] Stone, Dr G J [George Johnstone] Stoney, General [James Francis] Tennant and Admiral [William James Lloyd] Wharton.
I am, yours truly,
H Rix
Asst. Sec. R.S. [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6681Common; Andrew Ainslie (1841 - 1903)1841 - 1903
NA6454Abney; Sir; William de Wiveleslie (1843 - 1920)1843 - 1920
NA6998Christie; Sir; William Henry Mahoney (1845 - 1922)1845 - 1922
NA8042Clifton; Robert Bellamy (1836 - 1921)1836 - 1921
NA7376Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer1824 - 1910
NA6349Lockyer; Sir; Joseph Norman (1836 - 1920)1836 - 1920
NA6483Schuster; Sir; Arthur (1851 - 1934)1851 - 1934
NA1541Stone; Edward James (1831 - 1897)1831 - 1897
NA8284Stoney; George Johnstone (1826 - 1911)1826 - 1911
NA6352Tennant; James Francis (1829 - 1915)1829 - 1915
NA8025Wharton; Sir; William James Lloyd (1843 - 1905)1843 - 1905
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist1836 - 1907
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