299 Sydney Observatory 23 Feby 1871 The Editor of the Herald Please insert the following notice in shipping news tomorrow and oblige Yours truly H. C. Russell Time Ball The Time Ball fell 3 seconds late yesterday Feby 23rd 1871
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276 7 Feby 1871 Sir No Meteorological Return has been received from you for the last 4 months. I have today sent you a telegram asking for January but I want also October November & December 1870; as several members of Parliament moved the Government to establish the meteorological stations and expect to see in the Herald a monthly statement from each station.
39 Observatory 19 Dec 90 Revd J Shaw “The Parsonage” Dear Sir I am in receipt of your letter of 18th December in reference to the publication of rainfall report for Dungog for the month of September last.
200 Oct 13th S. Alexander Esqre Police Magi Goulburn Dear Sir Yours of Oct 10th 1891 duly to hand. I am much obliged for your kindness in calling my attention to the omission of Goulburn from the rain table in the Herald.
243/87 Sydney Observatory August 30th 1887 My dear Mr Russell I recd from the Dept of Public Instruction a few days ago the bill of ?? for ‘Rediess’ Barograph which came to hand yesterday and was found on unpacking and putting together to be all right and is now recording the daily curve.
Sydney Observatory July 19th / 87 Dear Sir I forward by rail today small box containing Rain Gauge, max & min thermometers, forms, book of instructions & will be glad if you will send information ahead of each month – should you have leisure I would in addition be glad to have the daily readings by telegraph when they will be inserted in the Daily issue of the Herald.