Tag: Australian Almanac

Letter by H C Russell, 26 May 1871

May 26, 2009

403 Sydney Observatory 26 May 1871 Dear Sir The Sydney Observatory is in no way responsible for the altitudes of different places given to the Australian Almanac. Should you consider it necessary??

Letter by H C Russell, 3 May 1871

May 3, 2009

378 Sydney Observatory 3 May 1871 My dear Mr Kraft Recently in going over old records of the Colony I found the following notice which may interest you. “John Buff – poisoned by eating toad fish at Parramatta April 20th 1821 – he died in 20 minutes after eating it.