Letter by W Scott, 10 April 1860

April 10, 2009

Letter by W Scott 10 April 1860 Observatory Sydney April 10th 1860 60/18 Sir Being of opinion that greater publicity would be given to the meteorological results obtained in this colony by their insertion in the daily papers ….

Letter by H C Russell, 1 March 1901

March 1, 2009

532 March 1 John L Boyce Esquire Master Of Ship Somoena Dear Sir Our Time Ball at New Castle is dropped at 1pm Sydney zone time that is: exactly ten hours from Greenwich meantime. We drop at 1pm to give time to observe sun and correct clock, which then drops the ball and sends signals to Newcastle for five minutes to adjust Newcastle clock exactly.