Letter by W Scott, 11 May 1857

Letter by W Scott, 11 May 1857
Letter by W Scott, 11 May 1857

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The Astronomer to the Colonial Secretary respecting Meteorological Observatory at Parramatta

11 Macquarie St. South
Sydney May 11th 1857

57/57

Sir

I have the honour to inform you that I have established a Meteorological Observatory at the Lunatic Asylum Parramatta, and appointed provisionally to the office of Observer, with a salary of ₤20 per annum, Mr. Statham the Storekeeper, who seems particularly well qualified for the office.

Mr. Statham commenced his duties on the 1st Instant.

I have the honour to be
Sir
Your most obedient Servant
W Scott
Astronomer

The Honourable The Colonial Secretary

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