Item 159 - Letter from George Airy

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Add.MS.a/200/159

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Letter from George Airy

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  • 3 Sept. 1860 (Creation)

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4 pp.

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Royal Observatory Greenwich - Further to the Sheepshanks Scholarship: 'I have no wish to make any change. But it seems right to take such questions into consideration when there exist facilities on one side which cannot be expected to last many years longer'. He will ask Miss Sheepshanks how much more money there is [see GA to WW, 28 Aug. 1860]. There is a 'general feeling among us of the Himalaya Expedition', [GA's party which observed the recent total eclipse, see GA to WW, 28 Aug. 1860] that they should collect their accounts and publish them in the Astronomical Society's Memoirs.

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