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Government Printer

Letter by H C Russell, 21 March 1871

March 21, 2009

332 Sydney Observatory 21st March 1871 Dear Sir I now send 50 copies of Nebula. I have folded one copy in the way I would like it done and marked the edge to be attached so that it will open conveniently.

Letter by W Scott, 19 February 1858

February 19, 2009

The Astronomer respecting printing meteorological returns 58/33 11 Macquarie Street South Feb 19 1858 Sir The question of printing the returns from the meteorological observatories having been referred to me for further consideration, I beg to state that it is highly desirable that they should be printed.

Letter by W Scott, 3 January 1860

January 3, 2009

60/3 Observatory Sydney Jan 3 1860 Sir I have the honor to inform you that I am prepared to commence the publication of a Volume of Astronomical Observations for 1859??. The proposed volume will contain about 120 pages of Astronomical results in a Tabular form, and probably 30 pages of letter press.

Letter by H C Russell, 24 November 1869

November 24, 2008

Nov 24th 9 The Govt Printer Dear Sir In the last lot of Monthly Returns two came like the inclosed; without the curves. It would of course destroy the value of the Return to any one receiving it without the curves, and we have always before taken it for granted that if one was right; then the next were.

Letter by H C Russell, 24 November 1869

November 6, 2008

Nov 24th 9 The Govt Printer Dear Sir In the last lot of Monthly Returns two came like the inclosed ; without the curves. It would of course destroy the value of the Return to any one receiving it without the curves, and we have always before taken it for granted that if one was right; then the next were.

Letter by H C Russell, 4 October 1870

October 4, 2008

144 Sydney Observatory October 4 1870 Sir I have again to urge your compliance with printed instructions for you still send in your rain measures in decimals both in your daily returns and monthly.

Letter by H C Russell, 21 August 1900

August 21, 2008

August 21 0 The Government Printer Sydney Sir From time to time applications like the one attached are sent to me for the annual Rainfall book. And I refer them to you to purchase. Am I right in stating that they can purchase the Rain Reports from your Department?

Letter by H C Russell, 14 August 1889

August 14, 2008

Observatory 14th August 89 The Govt Printer My dear Sir I have just discovered a mistake in the 1887 volume and hence write in the hope I may be in time to correct it. In the meteorological results for Wollongong for 1887 the height of the Barometer for July is printed 30.281 it should read 30.081 and the mean which is printed 30.083 should read 30.066 if there is time please have necessary correction made.

Letter by H C Russell, 6 August 1867

August 6, 2008

Govt Observatory August 6th 1867 The Govt Printer Sir I am requested to write for the monthly publication for June which only required the alteration of type, about ten days ago. Will it be necessary to send in a special requisition from the Minister of this department to have it printed as soon as possible after the expiration of the month?

Letter by H C Russell, 22 July 1889

July 22, 2008

Observatory 22 July 1889 The Govt Printer My Dear Sir I find that when they put up the M.S. tables for Rain report for 1888 which was sent to you last week a mistake was made in sending on the tables of 1887 which had been already printed and cut out as samples of what were to be prepared: and the mistake was in sending these samples instead of tables of 1888 which I send now.

Letter by H C Russell, 16 July 1889

July 16, 2008

Observatory 16th July 1889 The Government Printer Dear Sir Please find herewith M.S. of the whole of the rain Report for 1888 which we agreed yesterday should be put in hand at once. You will observe that in table 1.