Item 152 - Letter from George Airy

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Letter from George Airy


  • 24 Mar. 1860 (Creation)

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2 pp.

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Royal Observatory Greenwich - GA is 'never free from Government matters. I have now to look to some little points connected with the Westminster Clock'. Thus could 'the Trinity organist go to St. Mary's, and accurately record the tones of the Quarter Chime Bells? And, which would be still better, could he procure and send to me tuning-forks or other apparatus accurately presenting to our senses in London the tones which you hear in Cambridge?'

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