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Miscellaneous meteorological papers, 1884 - 1904

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(1) Miscellaneous papers, 1888-1889

Index sheet, 1889.

Index sheet, 1888.

Letter to W.G. King from H.C. Fox, 1888.

Unsigned and undated memorandum [1888].

Letter from W. Ellis to H.C. Fox replying to his letter, 1888.

Letter from the R.M. College, Kingston, Ontario, and a reply from W. Ellis, 1888.

Letter from W. Hoshen Richards regarding droughts and a reply from W. Ellis, 1888.

Letter regarding cup anemometers and a reply to the same, 1888.

Proof of meeting notes [1888].

Letter to Negretti and Zamba from W. Ellis and their reply, 1888.

Letters regarding missing papers addressed to Paris, 1888.

Letter to 'The Times' from G. Symons regarding the wet summer, 1888.

Letter from the Athenaeum Club regarding records of barometric pressure, with a reply from W.H.M. Christie, 1888.

Letter from Elliott Bros. asking for details of exhibitions, 1888.

Letter from Louis P. Cassella regarding an exhibition report, with a reply from H. Turner, 1888.

Letter from G.W. Gledhill regarding thermometers, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1889.

Letter from a shipping company regarding meteorological stations, with a reply from W. Ellis. 1889.

Letter from Miss Leader regarding gales in the Channel, with a reply, 1889.

Letter from G.W. Gledhill regarding temperatures, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1889.

Letter from E. Kinnerly regarding thunder, with a reply from Ellis, 1889.

Telegram regarding the state of the sea at Polack, 1889.

Letter from [Thomas Bernard] regarding sunshine, with a reply from W. Ellis [1889].

Telegram from Bedford regarding the weather forecast, 1889.

Two letters from S.A. Cutler at Adelaide regarding the weather on the south coast, with replies from W. Ellis, 1888.

Letter from R. Godfrey regarding wind calculations, with a reply from the Royal Observatory, 1889.

Letter from Mrs Wild requesting detailed forecasts, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1889.

Letter from E. Matters, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1889.

Letter from W. Stephenson regarding the lunar corona, with a reply from the Royal Observatory, 1889.

Letter from E.H.O. Hall regarding weather in the Middle East, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1889.

Letter from Gardening World regarding meteorological reports, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1889.

Letter from Fletcher and Phillipson regarding wind strengths and directions, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1889.

Telegram regarding meteorological information, 1889.

Letter from the General Post Office regarding the non-delivery of mail, 1889.

Letter and enclosures from W. Gledhill regarding weather at Harrogate, with a reply, 1889.

Letter from F.G. Bayard regarding wind directions, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1889.

Telegram from Richardson requesting details of weather at Penzance, 1889.

Letter from C. Keeble regarding rainbows, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1889.

Three telegrams requesting weather forecasts, 1889 (all were referred to the Meteorological Office).

Letter from F.G. Bayard regarding rainfall errors, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1889.

Letter from H. Gowling Fox regarding errors in rainfall, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1889.

Letter from Baker and Sons regarding winds in central London, with a reply, 1889.

Letter from Captain Hannah regarding temperatures at Brisbane, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1889.

Letters from J. Sherley regarding old weather records, with replies from W. Ellis, 1889.

Letter from the Palmers Shipbuilding and Iron Co. regarding the Beaufort Scale, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1889.

(2) Miscellaneous papers, 1890-1892

Index of 1890 correspondence.

Letter from G. Gledhill regarding the siting of instruments, 1890.

Two sheets of thermometer readings from G. Gledhill, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1890.

Letter from J.J. Gilbert regarding anemometers, with a reply from W Ellis, 1890.

Letter from H. Clements regarding lunar influences on the weather, 1890.

Letter from the Scottish Meteorological Office drawing attention to the attached printed matter, 1890.

Printed statement by the Scottish Meteorological Society, 1890.

Application for membership of the above [1890].

Letter from G. Gledhill regarding the positions of thermometers, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1890.

Letter from W.H. Bright regarding 'Chance' lightning, with a letter of reply from W. Ellis asking for clarification, 1890.

Letter from a Mr Moore of Brazil, with a reply from H.H. Turner, 1890.

Letter from [H. Rothbrand] regarding changes in climate, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1890.

Letter from F.J.C. Fenton asking about zodiacal light, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1891.

Letter from Francis Stevens regarding weather reports, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1891.

Letter from a Mr Whiteman, Rye, asking for a weather chart, 1891.

Letter from Mr Watherston discussing letters to 'The Times' on the subject of meteorology, with a reply from H. Turner, 1891.

Report on meteorology by W. Ellis in 'The Times', 1891.

Memorandum regarding extraordinary depressions, 1891.

Letter from E. Wilson regarding lunar and planetary influences, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1891.

Letter from G. Gledhill regarding the position of thermometers, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1891.

Two letters from W. Marsh regarding the expansion of air, 1891.

Letter from Blanche Johnson regarding lunar effects, with a reply from H. Turner, 1891.

Letter from C. Wraye seeking possible employment, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1892.

Letter from Somerset House regarding returns, with a memorandum from W. Ellis on this subject, 1892.

Letter to the Registrar General's office from W.H.M. Christie, 1892.

Memorandum detailing the transfer of meteorological observations to the Meteorological Office, 1892.

Letter to E.R. Taylor regarding the above, 1892.

Two letters from J.W. Evans enquiring about barometers, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1892.

Letter from T. Lund regarding sunshine records, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1892.

Letter from G.H. Lamb regarding solar halos, with a reply, 1892.

Letter from France regarding the collection of meteorological data, 1892.

Letter from L.E. Norfolk regarding a severe winter, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1892.

Extract from 'The Times' regarding artificial rain production [1892].

(3) Miscellaneous papers, 1884-1887

Letter from L.S. Petrie regarding the reduction of barometric pressure, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1884.

Letter from the Home Office regarding correspondence from Italy, 1884.

Letter from the Foreign Office to the Home Office regarding the above, with a letter from the Astronomer Royal acknowledging receipt, 1884.

Letter from the Foreign Office regarding the American request for meteorological information, 1885.

Letter from V.S. Leyton requesting information regarding the establishment of a meteorological observatory, with a reply from the Chief Assistant of the Royal Observatory, 1885.

Letter from Brigadier General [Hayes] regarding the Astronomer Royal's movements, with a reply from H.H. Turner, 1885.

Letter regarding meteorological observations at Hudson's Bay, with a reply from the Royal Observatory, 1885. The signature on the first letter is unclear.

Letter from Dr Viltras regarding attendance at a meteorological conference, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1886.

Letter from the Revd Watson offering weather records for 1815-1845, with a reply from W. Ellis declining the offer, 1886.

Letter from the Registrar General regarding new forms, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1886.

Letter from J. Eaton Team regarding meteorological observations, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1887.

Letter to A.H. Swinton from W. Ellis, 1887, concerning scientific papers, with a reply from A.H. Swinton requesting further information and a further letter from W. Ellis containing this information.

Letter from M. Jordan, St Vallier, près Nice, regarding Australian meteorological work, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1887.

(4) Miscellaneous papers, 1890-1898

Letter from Pinkney and Bolam, Solicitors, regarding wind directions, with a letter of reply from W. Ellis, 1890.

Letter from Percy Vinicombe regarding visibility of the Moon, with a reply from the Royal Observatory, 1893.

Letter from J. Christofer regarding unusual atmospheric effects, 1893.

Letter, in French, from [E. Mascary] regarding unusual meteorological observations and communications, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1893.

Letter from J.S. Clayton regarding sunshine records, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1893.

Letter from E.B. Penn regarding meteorological observations and meteor showers, with a reply from the Royal Observatory, 1893.

Letter from the 'Weather Plant Observatory' regarding magnetic disturbances, 1893.

Letter from S.W.S. Woodward regarding photographs of the sky, 1893.

Letter from W. Locke regarding meteorological observations, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1893.

Letter from the Great Northern Railway thanking the Royal Observatory for the information received, 1893.

Letter from A. Litherland Jones and Co. requesting meteorological information from Japan, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1893.

Letter from A.B. McDowall regarding the correlation between sunspots and barometric pressure, with reply from W. Ellis, 1893.

Letter from the Crown Agents regarding meteorological instruments that are no longer wanted, with a reply from W.H.M. Christie, 1893.

Letter from W. Ellis to L.M. Marcasson regarding wind directions and weekly meteorological reports, 1893.

Letter from W. Ellis to A.J. Symonds regarding the correlation between drought periods, 1893.

Printed extract from a Romford local paper regarding drought cycles [1893].

Letter from L.M. Marcasson offering thanks for a letter from W. Ellis, 1893.

Letter from Harris and Dixon, London, requesting meteorological information, with a reply from [L. le Brunn], 1893.

Letter from D. Mason and Sons, Birmingham, requesting the time of sunset each day, with a reply from H.P. Hobbs, 1893.

Letter from the Wollescote Galvanizing Co. regarding weather at Weymouth, with a reply from L. le Brun, 1893.

Letter from the Registrar General regarding temperature observations, with a reply from W. Ellis giving details of 50-year tables to be published, 1893.

Printed abstract of a paper by Veeder on storm tracks, 1893.

Letter from A.E. Wood regarding rainfall, with a reply from the Royal Observatory, 1893.

Printed matter relating to 'Clements's Weather Calendar and Diary', 1893.

Two letters from Ed Sant regarding the accuracy of weather forecasts, with replies from W. Ellis, 1893.

Telegram from Chepmell, Bushey, requesting a weather forecast, 1893.

Letter from M. Constable regarding cloud photographs, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1893.

Letters from S. Riggal regarding storms, with a reply from W.C. Nash, 1893.

Letter requesting details of weather in the Bay of Biscay, with a reply from W.C. Nash, 1893. The signature on the first letter is unclear.

Letter from J. Cobb, United States of America, regarding a meteorological bibliography, with a reply from W. Ellis, 1893.

Letter from B. Norton requesting weather information, 1893.

Letter from V. Bente requesting information on unusual lunar phenomena, with a reply from H. Hollis, 1894.

Letter from A. Durant requesting information on unusual phenomena seen on Good Friday, with a reply from W.C. Nash, 1894.

Letter from J. Breckells regarding the particulars of moonshine, with a reply from W.C. Nash, 1894.

Letter from the North Eastern Railway regarding rainfall, with a reply from W.C. Nash, 1894.

Letter from the North Eastern Railway offering thanks for information, 1894.

Letter from W. Thompson regarding solar halos, 1894.

Letter from H. Gold regarding solar temperatures, with a reply from W.C. Nash, 1894.

Letter from E.B. Lorrimer regarding weather forecasts, with a reply from H. Hollis, 1894.

Two letters from E.J. Lowe regarding ozone tests and balloon flights, with replies from W.C. Nash, 1894.

Letter from Roland Mott regarding the lack of published reports for the West Country, with a reply from W.C. Nash, 1894.

Letter from Gyertsen and Grayerson regarding ocean weather forecasts and log-books for ships, with a reply, 1894.

Letter and accompanying papers from W. Starr regarding J. Glaisher and J. Plant, with a reply from H.R. Hollis, 1894.

Telegram requesting the forecast for Dublin, with a reply, 1895.

Telegram requesting details of the weather at Nice, with a reply, 1895.

Letter from H.W. Shephard-Walwyn regarding lunar influences, with a reply from W.H.M. Christie, 1895.

Unsigned copy of a letter to H.W. Shephard-Walwyn, 1895.

Unsigned copy of a book list regarding lunar influences on the weather [1895].

Letter, in French, regarding thermometers, marked 'no reply', 1895.

Letter of advertisement from Grim and Co., publishers, 1895.

Letter from W. Middleton requesting information regarding average temperatures, with a reply from F.W. Dyson, 1895.

Letter from R.W. Brookes regarding the weather in the Thames Valley, with a reply, 1895.

Letter from C.E. Broyne regarding weather charts, with a reply, 1895.

Letter from F. Pearse M.D. regarding tidal influence on the weather, with a reply from W.C. Nash, 1896.

Telegram from Perry and Swanage regarding the weather in the south-west of the English Channel, 1896.

Letter from W.J. Carrow requesting an interview with Sir George Airy, with a reply from P. Cowell, 1896.

Letter from W.J. Carrow requesting an interview with W.H.M. Christie, with a reply from P. Cowell, 1896.

Letter from W.J. Carrow regarding unusual weather, 1896.

Letter from W.M. Fison regarding temperatures, with a reply from P. Cowell, 1896.

Letter from Clement Wragge concerning meteorological observations in Tasmania, with a reply from W.H.M. Christie, and acknowledgement of this from Wragge, 1896.

Letter from R. Runnells requesting meteorological observation forms, with a reply from W.C. Nash, 1896.

Telegram from Knott, Stalybridge, requesting a weather forecast, with a reply, 1896.

Letter from John Schofield requesting daily forecasts, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1897.

Letter from Macdonald, Hamilton, Australia, regarding barometers, with a reply from W.C. Nash, 1897.

Letter from J. Bullard requesting temperatures recorded in various towns, with two replies from W. Nash, and a letter of thanks from Bullard, 1897.

Telegram from Lord Onslow regarding the gale in the English Channel, 1897.

Letter from J.J. Tosen regarding the sea temperatures at Hastings, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1897.

Letter from J. Bartlett regarding the weather at Marlborough, with a reply, 1897.

Letter from W.P. Noon regarding aneroid barometers, with a reply from W.C. Nash, 1897.

Letter from W. Sigerston regarding weather forecasts, with a reply from W.C. Nash, 1897.

Letter from John Riley and Sons regarding weather forecasts, with a reply from P.H. Cowell, 1897.

Letter from E. Watts Phillips regarding solar haloes, with a reply from W.C. Nash, 1897.

Letter from A. Appleby of Accrington regarding weather forecasts, with a reply from W.C. Nash, 1897.

Letter from Nathan of Sydney regarding annual weather forecasts, 1897.

Letter from L. Werner Laurie regarding the manuscript of the weather book, with a reply from F.W. Dyson, and an acknowledgement of this from Laurie, 1897.

Telegram from Pethwicks, Exmouth, regarding weather, 1897.

Telegram from Vernon requesting a weather forecast, 1897.

Letter from the town clerk of Lymington requesting weather data, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1897.

Letter from L. Elgic regarding fog in London, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1897.

Letter from Robert Devereux regarding weather in the Brighton area, with a reply from W.C. Nash, and an acknowledgement of this from Devereux, 1898.

(5) Miscellaneous papers, 1897-1899

Correspondence with Negretti and Zambra regarding ozone test boxes, 1897, and ozone papers, 1898.

Letter from L. Wood regarding thunderbolts at Folkestone, with a reply, 1898.

Letter to I.C.M., 1898.

Two letters to R.H. Stott regarding weather reports, 1898.

Two letters from W.C. Nash to an unknown correspondent, 1898.

Letter from Annabella Milne regarding atmospheric conditions and the influenza epidemic, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1898.

Letter from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Weather Bureau requesting information regarding meteorological observations and organisation, with an unsigned draft reply and a reply signed by W.H.M. Christie, 1898.

Letter from Mr Smenitoff concerning a method for dispersing fog, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1898.

Letter from F. Garlich concerning a piece of round metal found during gardening operations, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1898.

Letter from J. Thompson requesting a weather forecast, 1898.

Letter from Northern Assurance requesting the location of the nearest meteorological station, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1898.

Letter of acknowledgement from Northern Assurance, 1898.

Letter from the Meteorological Office concerning annual weather charts, 1898.

Telegram from Beart, Godmanchester, requesting a weather forecast, 1898.

Letter from E.J. Lowe regarding barometric reductions, with a reply from H. Outhwaite giving the desired information, 1898.

Telegram from Phillimore, Radlett, requesting a weather forecast, 1898.

Letter from P. Clutterbuck, Stanmore, requesting weather information, with a reply from W.C. Nash, 1898.

Letter from Christy Bros, Chelmsford, requesting details of wind velocities, with a reply from W.C. Nash and a letter of thanks for this from Christy Bros, 1898.

Letter from Shaw, Stranraer, requesting a forecast, 1898.

Letter from F. Beaumont requesting information on meteorological topics, with reply from H. Outhwaite, 1898.

Letter from J.M. Bacon suggesting a balloon ascent to observe the leonid meteor stream, with a reply from W.H.M. Christie, 1898.

Letter to the Bureau Central Meteorologique, Paris, regarding a lost document, 1898.

Letter from A.E. Creysten regarding a thermometer, with a reply from W.C. Nash, 1898.

Letter from A. Nuttall regarding a bright star, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1898.

Letter from F.J. Hamburg regarding meteorological statistics for Kent, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1898.

Letter from J. Johnston requesting a meteorological report, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1898.

Letter from E. Willies regarding annual meteorological surveys, with a reply from W.C. Nash, 1899.

Telegram from St John regarding weather in the English Channel, 1899.

Letter from Z.H. Ross regarding weather in Iceland and the aurorae, 1899.

Unsigned memorandum regarding the aurorae in the records, 1899.

Reply to Z.H. Ross regarding an aurora photo, 1899.

Letter from James Glaisher regarding rainfall statistics, with a reply from F.W. Dyson, 1899.

Letter from W. Collingwood regarding the weather at Lincoln, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1899.

Letter from Crosby and Co. regarding clouds over Farnham, 1899.

Letter from W. Terry regarding clouds over Farnham, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1899.

(6) Miscellaneous papers, 1899-1904

Copy of a printed map of isobars over Australasia, 1899.

Printed chart, made in 1899, of meteorological statistics from Queensland, Australia, for 1898.

Letter from the Meteorological Office regarding annual synoptic charts, 1899.

Two letters from D. Biddle regarding the lunar halo, with replies from H. Outhwaite, 1900.

Letter from W. Meade-King regarding rainfall statistics, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1900.

Letter from G.G. Simpson regarding the distribution of sunshine, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1900.

Letter from John Warner and Sons regarding evaporation from lakes, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1900.

Letter of acknowledgement from J. Warner, 1900.

Letter from Forshaw and Hawkins regarding the light levels at dawn, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1900.

Letter from H. Lowe regarding a visit to the Royal Observatory to obtain guidance on producing meteorological observations, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1900.

Letter from H. Cookson, Brazil, regarding lunar rainbows, with a reply, 1900.

Letter from W.H. Hindson regarding weather in the Indian Ocean, with a reply, 1900.

Letter from [Luis Ceinza] regarding meteorological observations, 1900.

Printed notice from the International Meteorological Conference regarding a meeting in Paris, 1900.

Letter from H. Willey regarding sunshine and rainfall, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1900.

Letter from W.A.M. Knight regarding rainfall, with a reply from H. Outhwaite, 1900.

Letter from Reckill and Sons regarding hours of sunshine, 1900.

Telegram from Liddledale regarding weather in the North Sea, 1900.

Letter from S. Wright regarding thunderbolts, with a reply, 1900.

Letter from C. Cookson regarding weather statistics and fog, 1900.

Printed notice from the Coal Smoke Abatement Society introducing themselves, 1900.

Unsigned memorandum on foggy conditions in London, November 1900.

Reply to C. Cookson regarding fog in London, 1900.

Letter from R. Stewart-Saville regarding rainfall statistics, 1900.

Letter from the Meteorological Office, London, regarding annual reports, 1901.

Letter and photograph from G. Keighly-Stewart regarding solar parhelion, with a reply, 1901.

Letter from R. Williams regarding a short manuscript by him on aurorae, 1901.

Letter to R. Williams requesting details of his manuscript be sent to the Royal Observatory, 1901.

Further letter from R. Williams enclosing the manuscript, 1901.

Paper by R. Williams on the cause of aurorae, 1901, comprising pages 3-39 only (pages 1 and 2 appear to be lost), with a letter of reply from the Royal Observatory.

Memorandum: 'Remarks on Mr Richard Williams' paper "On the cause and origin of the Aurora Borealis"', 1901.

Further letter from R. Williams regarding aurorae, 1901.

Letter from William Younger and Co. regarding wet and dry thermometers, with a reply, 1901.

Letter from Rowland and Son, Liverpool, regarding a brilliant meteor, with a reply, 1901.

Letter from Captain Drummond regarding the submission of observations, with a reply, 1901.

Letter from Henry Bedford regarding a pillar of real light from the horizon reflected by clouds, with a reply, 1901.

Letter from the Revd A. Clark regarding a solar halo, with a reply, 1901.

Printed letter from M. Barac regarding a fall in 'real rain', with a reply, 1901.

Letter from W.S. Dunn regarding a brilliant meteor, with a reply, 1901.

Letter from R. Purdy regarding the cause of forked lightning, with a reply, 1901.

Further letter from R. Purdy regarding forked lightning, 1901.

Letter from the General Agency Co. regarding weather in Torquay, with a reply from the Secretary of the Royal Observatory, 1901.

Telegram from Mr Cornish, Eton, regarding weather in the English Channel, 1901.

Letter from W.T. Bach regarding barometric readings, with a reply, 1901.

Letter from W.T. Bach regarding sea-level readings, with a reply, 1901.

Letter from Miss E. Becker regarding zodiacal light, with a reply, 1901.

Letter from the Brazilian Contracts Corporation regarding photographs of lightning, with a reply from the Secretary of the Royal Observatory, 1901.

Printed letter from an Indian Government meteorologist regarding rainfall statistics, with a reply from the Astronomer Royal, 1901.

Letter from B.G. Gooch regarding the driest place in England, with a reply, 1901.

Letter from Chas Edmonds requesting weather data, with a reply, 1902.

Letter from T. Fisher-Unwin regarding forecasts for the United States of America, with a reply, 1902.

Telegram from the editor of the 'Daily Mail' regarding a bright light seen over London, 1902.

Letter from Revd T.S. Lanyon regarding foreign matter falling with rain, with a reply, 1902.

Letter from Arthur Sneyd regarding the stars of Ursa Major and connections with the weather, with a reply from the Secretary of the Royal Observatory, 1902.

Letter from the Maypole Drain Co., Ireland, regarding rainfall in Ireland, with a reply, 1902.

Letter from H. Bedford regarding a solar halo seen at Torquay, with a reply from the Secretary of the Royal Observatory, 1902.

Letter from H. Bedford regarding solar halos, with a reply, 1902.

Letter from John M. Bacon regarding experiments at Woolwich with sound signals, with a printed notice containing the details of the experiments and a reply from E.W. Maunder, 1902.

Letter from W. Oliver Gridly regarding a solar halo and parahelic circles, with a reply from the Secretary of the Royal Observatory, 1902.

Letter from Mrs Bryn Davies regarding the atmospheric effects in North Wales, with a reply, 1902.

Letter from Dr Charles Chree of the National Physical Laboratory regarding sunshine records and their cataloguing, with three handwritten reports and observations regarding sunrise and sunset and a reply from the Astronomer Royal, 1902.

Further letter from Dr Chree regarding times of sunrise and sunset, with a reply from the Astronomer Royal, 1902.

Letter from H. Smith regarding a solar halo at Odessa, with a reply from the Secretary of the Royal Observatory, 1902.

Letter from Captain Hawarth of the Royal Artillery regarding the fall of shot and the effects of weather on the same, with a reply signed by the Astronomer Royal and a letter of thanks from Captain Hawarth, 1902.

Letter from A. Gormond regarding solar phenomena and mirror planets, 1902.

Letter from L. Burnett regarding meteorological observations, with a reply, 1902.

Letter from Robert Michiels regarding lunar influences on weather, with a reply from the Secretary of the Royal Observatory, 1903.

Letter from F. Coleman, with printed notes, regarding the periodicity of droughts, 1903.

Copy of the 'Sydney Morning Herald', 10 April 1903, regarding lunar influences on the weather, with a letter in reply from the Secretary of the Royal Observatory.

Letter from the 'Morning Advertiser' regarding forecasts of weather by H. Clements, 1903.

Cutting from the 'Morning Advertiser', 30 June 1903, regarding H. Clements's weather forecasts.

Three written sheets on 'Comparison of Clements's Forecasts with Greenwich Observations', 1903.

Three written graphs comparing the Royal Observatory's observations with H. Clements's forecasts, 1903.

Letter from W. Ferd-Tyler regarding an interview with the Astronomer Royal, with a reply, 1903.

Handwritten report on the above interview, 1903.

Letter from the U.S. Consular Service regarding zero marking on Fahrenheit thermometers, with a reply from the Secretary of the Royal Observatory, 1903.

Letter from T. Le May regarding long term changes in the climate, 1903, with a reply from the Secretary of the Royal Observatory, 1904.

The final bundle of papers is missing:

Monthly totals of rainfall, 1892.

Two undated sheets showing the annual means of meteorological observations, 1880-1890, compiled circa 1892.

Undated sheet giving details of snowfall for the winter of 1890-1891, compiled circa 1892.

Undated sheet giving details of greatest barometric pressures, 1882-1894, compiled circa 1894.

Two undated sheets giving abstracts of temperature, 1894-1895, compiled circa 1895.

Two undated sheets giving abstracts of temperature, January and February 1855, compiled 1895.

Undated sheet giving details of frosts, 1855-1895, compiled circa 1895.

Undated sheet giving comparisons of temperatures, 1841-1895, compiled circa 1895.

One sheet giving hourly rainfall on 21 July 1895.

One sheet giving hourly rainfall on 24 July 1895.

One sheet giving details of hourly rainfall on 3-10 August 1895.

One sheet giving mean cloud for September 1841-1865, compiled circa 1895.

One sheet giving details of temperature and sunshine for 1895-1899.

One sheet giving details of September temperatures 1858-1895, compiled 1895.

Large printed sheet giving rainfall details for each year, 1816-1898.

Undated memorandum regarding barometric observations.

Letter from F.Y. Hicks, Exmouth, regarding the weather and phases of the Moon, with a reply from the Secretary of the Royal Observatory stating that no correlation exists, 1903.

Unsigned sheet titled 'Lunar Influence on the Barometer', 1903.

Unsigned sheet titled 'Meteorological Conditions attending the storm of 1903 May 15-17', 1903.

Report on damage during the storm of 17 May 1903.

Report on damage to E C Equipment, 1903.

Report on 'Abnormal Magnetic Disturbances', 1903.

One sheet detailing monthly rainfall for 1903.

One sheet detailing rainfall for October 1903.

One sheet detailing annual rainfalls for the years 1941-1902, compiled 1903.

One sheet detailing rainfall on the ground for 9-15 June 1903.

Memorandum regarding rainfall on 24 July 1903.

One sheet detailing monthly rainfall totals, January-July 1903.

Reprint from 'Observatory', No. 337, November 1903: 'Greenwich Rainfall 1841-1902'.

One sheet detailing monthly rainfall for January-November 1903.

Report on the observation of the solar halo of 30 June 1904.

Report of rainfall on the Osler Sheet for 25 July 1904.

Further report regarding the above rainfall, 1904.

Report of rainfall in March 1905, with comparisons for 1851-1888.

Three copies of a paper on deficiency of rainfall during 1904-1905, compiled 1905.

Report on sunshine in June 1907.

Report on temperatures in July 1907.

Further report on the above, and correction to the observed temperatures, 1907.

Further report on temperatures in July 1907.

Reports on maximum temperature, 25 September 1907.

Paper on the Earth Thermometer, giving discrepancies [1908].

Report of the Earth Thermometer's thirty year comparisons [1908].

Report on the 'Remarkable Sunshine System', 1909.

'Barometer corrections to reduce to 32°', 1909.

Unsigned memorandum on totals of corrections [1909].

Memorandum on the unusual gale of 2 December 1909.

Memorandum on the lowest barometer readings, 1909.

Six copies of a determination of monthly wind direction means, 1870-1909, compiled 1910.

Dates

  • 1884 - 1904

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Extent

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Language of Materials

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French

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