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Sir George Biddell Airy: Memorandum, 18 Apr. 1849

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8812/56

Scope and Contents

'Mr. Glaister appears to have discharged the objects of his mission yesterday' - about wind register; observatory undertakes no expense; results must all go to one place of publication; 'Daily News', as first organiser of scheme, seems entitled to first regard; three parties subscribed; Observatory is poorest - it will help in scientific part; 'Daily News' will publish; railway companies bear expense of apparatus and observations - they should bear cost of vanes


  • Creation: 18 Apr. 1849


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Clive Farahar and Sophie Dupré, Rare Books, Autographs and Manuscripts, Calne, Wilts, 1989

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