Reference numberNLB/15/720
Alternative reference numberNLB/15 p395-396
TitleCopy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to the Under Secretary of State for India, Whitehall, S.W.
Date22 November 1897
DescriptionWith reference to the Under Secretary's letter R. & L. 1377 of 19th August stating that the Government of India has allowed the observing party of the approaching Solar Eclipse to land with their instruments at Bombay without examination by the Government Officials, Rucker is now informed by the Solar Eclipse Committee that it is considered desirable for each of the party to have a certificate to enable them to pass through the Customs house at the place of landing.

Asks if the Under Secretary will grant authorizations or certificates through the customs for the following landing at Bombay; W H M Christie, Professor H H Turner, Mr H F Newall, Captain E H Hills, Dr R Copeland, Mr Macpherson, and landing on the coast at a point near Viziadurg, Sir J N Lockyer and his party.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
NA6998Christie; Sir; William Henry Mahoney (1845 - 1922)1845 - 1922
NA1105Turner; Herbert Hall (1861 - 1930); astronomer and seismologist1861 - 1930
NA1729Newall; Hugh Frank (1857 - 1944)1857 - 1944
NA6349Lockyer; Sir; Joseph Norman (1836 - 1920)1836 - 1920
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