Tag: meteorological observation stations

Letter by W Scott, 7 November 1857

November 7, 2008

57/62 The Astronomer to The Hon The Colonial Secretary respecting appointment of Computer. 11 Macquarie St. South Sydney Nov.7th 1857 Sir I beg permission to withdraw my letters No. 55 and 60 respecting the appointment of an Assistant at the Observatory; the gentleman therein recommended having obtained a better appointment in England.

Letter by W Scott, 8 October 1860

October 8, 2008

....?? 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.