Observatory 15 May 1889 Chas H Caswell Esquire Dear Sir A full answer to your questions would involve a knowledge of the rainfall and climate of the other colonies as full and complete as that which has been published for this colony, and that has not been made possible either for the Victoria or South Australia both are behind hand in the publishing which give the required information rain has been measured there; but abstracts such as would be this case have not been published.
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17 11 Macquarie St. South Sydney May 2d. 1857 57/39 Sir I am requested to inform you that there will be forwarded to you this day by the Colonial Storekeeper Sydney ten packages of Meteorological Instruments and stands addressed to the Police Magistrates of Albury and Deniliquin who will arrange for their conveyance from Melbourne to their destinations.
15 The Astronomer to The Honourable The Colonial Secretary respecting leave of Absence. 11 Macquarie St South Sydney May 1st 1857 57/37 Sir In reply to your letter of 30th April I beg to state that it was my intention to establish the Observatory at Parramatta before leaving Sydney; also that to establish those at Maitland and Goulburn would occasion a considerable waste of time and money, as I must pass through Goulburn on my return from Melbourne via Deniliquin, Albury, Cooma, Goulburn & Bathurst; and must pass through Maitland on my road to Armidale.
A letter dated 28 January was not found during this project so this 27 January letter is published instead. 126-127 Janry 27th H.A. Glyde Esqre Deniliquin Dear Sir I duly received you letter of Janry 20th with the accompanying 11 photographs for which I am very much obliged to you.
11 Macquarie St. South Sydney Dec. 28th 1857 57/67 Sir I have to request that you will send me as soon as possible some account of the Meteorological Instruments left in your charge, also the monthly duplicates of the observations made by you from the commencement to the 31st Instant.
....?? at Telegraph Stations Observatory Sydney Oct. 8 1860 60/31 Sir Understanding that a desire has been expressed on the part of the Telegraph department to establish Meteorological observations at some of the Telegraph Stations I have the honor to propose as follows – That the sets of Instruments now employed at the following stations, Albury, Armidale, Bathurst, Cooma, Deniliquin, Goulburn, Maitland, Parramatta, be removed to the Telegraph Stations at those or other places, and that it be made a part of the Telegraph clerk’s duty to take regular observations and transmit a monthly return to the Observatory.
The Astronomer to The Honourable The Colonial Secretary, respecting the Meteorological Observatories at Deniliquin &c…. 11 Macquarie St. South Sydney Sept. 21st 1857 57/58 Sir I have the honour to lay before you the following account of my proceedings during my late absence from Sydney.