Category: Historical letters

Letter by H C Russell, 4 June 1869

June 4, 2009

THIS IS THE FINAL LETTER IN A PROJECT COMMENCED ON 5 JUNE LAST YEAR (2008) TO MARK THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF SYDNEY OBSERVATORY. Every day for a year, we have posted the image and transcription of a

Letter by H A Lenehan, 3 June 1887

June 3, 2009

140/89 Sydney Observatory June 3rd 1889 Dear Sir The stove pipe in the Messenger’s quarters has fallen in and is beyond repairing – will you kindly give instructions for a new one to be place

Letter by H C Russell, 2 June 1873

June 2, 2009

2 June My dear Sir .... information.... salary.... if I can provide you with Instruments. But ?? with ?? as there are I believe only two in the colony both at the Obser

Letter by H C Russell, 1 June 1871

June 1, 2009

Sydney Observatory June 1st 1871 Sir All these items are actually required for the use of the Observatory. We have been put to great inconvenience by the reductions in the previous requisition and