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Transactions with the Royal Society, 1851 - 1852

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/388

Scope and Contents

Papers relating to transactions with the Royal Society, including correspondence with its members. The material includes announcements for meetings; papers on the distribution of government grants; a paper by Airy on the 'eclipses' of Apothaeles, Thales and Hermes; reviews by Airy of various works; T. Catton's papers; material on candidates for entry into the Royal Society; and writing by F.W. Beechy on tides in the English Channel. The correspondents include F. Beaufort, H. Lloyd, E. Sabine, E.J. Cooper, W.H. Miller, the Earl of Rosse, S.H. Christie, J. Glaisher, W.H. Smyth, W. Cubitt, J.A. Brown and C. Pritchard.


  • Creation: 1851 - 1852


Conditions Governing Access

From the Management Group:

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