Tag: Lake George

Letter by G R Smalley, 6 December 1869

December 6, 2008

Royal Observatory Sydney Decr 6th 1869 Sir In my progress Report June the 4th last I pointed out the unexpected difficulties and expenses attending the measurement of the Base Line at Lake George.

Letter by H A Lenehan, 1 October 1887

October 1, 2008

299/87 1/10/87 W. H. Glover Esq Lake George I am pleased you have successfully placed the northern instrument and the first sheet. I have just compared with the one off old instrument at southern end and they agree very fairly – hoping it will keep time with the other clock so that we will be able to get definite comparisons.

Letter by H C Russell, 18 September 1889

September 18, 2008

135 Sydney Observatory 18th September 1889 ?? Griffin Esqre ?? for the United States of America My dear Sir In reply to yours of yesterday I have the honour to forward herewith certain pamphlets &c which I hope may be of some service.

Letter by H A Lenehan to H C Russell, 20 July 1887

July 20, 2008

181/87 Sydney Observatory July 20th 1887 H C Russell Esq. Dear Sir Yours of June 8th I received late last Saturday afternoon, on Monday I saw Mr Miller and afterwards Mr Eager on the subject of the money not being remitted & Mr. Eager promised to then forward a cablegram to the Agent General advising credit of £620 being the £300 for telescope & 4/5 of £400 for purchase of new Instrument the delay being caused by the letter being marked by him for records instead of for reconsideration??