Reference numberNLB/34/126
Alternative reference numberNLB/34 p75-77
TitleCopy letter from Archibald Geikie and Joseph Larmor, to The Secretary, H M Treasury
Date1 December 1906
DescriptionPresents a detailed view of the annual expenditure at Eskdalemuir Observatory, with a view for the Lords of the Treasury making provision for the forthcoming estimates for moving the instruments away from electric tramway extension. Argues for the desirability of retaining near London the work connected with the examination and testing of magnetic instruments, and owing to the continuance of the extensive meteorological and other scientific work conducted at Kew for over 50 years, argues why cutting staff is not feasible.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6174Geikie; Sir; Archibald (1835 - 1924)1835 - 1924
NA7894Larmor; Sir; Joseph (1857 - 1942); physicist1857 - 1942
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