|Title||Letter, regarding the solar eclipse of 9 September 1885 from James Hector to George Gabriel Stokes|
|Date||12 September 1885|
|Description||Hector writes: 'Dear Sir, On the 5th instant I duly received your note of the 15th July, enclosing instructions drawn up by the Committee for observing the solar eclipse which took place here on the 9th.'|
Annotations in pencil and ink.
Received 22 October 1885. Read 19 November 1885.
Written by Hector at the Colonial Museum of New Zealand.
A version of this paper was published in volume 39 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the total solar eclipse of September 9, 1885 (in a letter to Professor Stokes, Sec. R. S.). By James Hector, M. D., F. R. S., Director of the Geological Survey, New Zealand'.
|Physical description||Ink and graphite pencil on paper|
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|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1885.0010|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8283||Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)||1819 - 1903|
|NA7696||Hector; Sir; James (1834 - 1907)||1834 - 1907|