Observations

Under Secretary for Public Instruction

Letter by H C Russell, 26 April 1892

April 26, 2009

Observatory April 26th 1892 Sir I have the honour to recommend that Mr Andrew Noble third Meteorological Assistant be paid from Janry 1st at the rate of £165 per annum as provided in the Estimate for 1892.

Letter by H C Russell, 23 April 1892

April 23, 2009

203 Observatory April 23 1892 Sir Certain necessary additions to the furniture of the Observatory consequent upon the alterations and additional rooms made last year were not made for want of funds.

Letter by H C Russell, 21 April 1891

April 21, 2009

178 Observatory April 21st 1891 Sir It is necessary for the satisfactory conduct of the star photography, that the Astronomer at Melbourne and I should confer to arrange the details for joining the photographs where our respective Zones of the heavens unite.

Letter by H C Russell, 7 April 1891

April 7, 2009

171 171 Observatory 7th April 1891 Sir I have the honour to report that it frequently happens when important weather changes are going on, that great inconvenience and loss of time are experience in the Observatory from the want of direct telegraphic communication with the Observer at Eden.

Letter by H C Russell, 30 March 1891

March 30, 2009

170 Observatory March 30 1891 Sir I have the honour to recommend that the staircase leading to the North Dome in the Observatory may be turned round. in order to make more space in the rooms below the Dome.

Letter by H C Russell, 27 January 1891

January 27, 2009

125 Observatory Janry 27 1891 Sir I have the honour to request authority to pay the Messenger at the Observatory the increased salary …. ₤120 provided on the estimates for 1891. His salary has been ₤110.

Letter by H C Russell, 17 December 1887

December 17, 2008

96 Observatory December 17th 1887 Sir In reply to your circular of December 14th calling for a reply to the question “What will be the total amount of permanent wages paid by the Observatory Department for the year 1887.

Letter by H C Russell, 17 September 1891

September 17, 2008

Observatory Sept 17th 1891 Sir I have the honour herewith to transmit estimate of expenditure for the Observatory for 1892. which while providing for increases to salaries to some officers.

Letter by H C Russell, 17 September 1891

September 17, 2008

198 Observatory Sept 17 1891 Sir I have the honour to report, that ?? ?? N. Newett and ?? G?? , who were taken on at the beginning of the year as extra Clerks and are paid at the rate of £30 per annum, have got on so well with their work ??

Letter by H C Russell, 1 August 1891

August 1, 2008

181 Observatory August 1st 1891 Sir Referring to my letter herewith of 29th December 1890. I have the honour to report that the date up to which the services of P.N. Hewett and W. Graham were authorized was accidently overlooked.

Letter by H A Lenehan, 25 June 1887

June 25, 2008

136 156/89 Sydney Observatory June 25th 1887 Sir I herewith forward an application from Mr Charles Egeson, map compiler in this Department for holidays due him under the Civil Service Act of 1884, the time asked six weeks, is on account of not having taken advantage of the three weeks due last year.

Letter by H C Russell, 8 June 1891

June 8, 2008

Observatory June 8 1891 Sir I have the honour to report that no general repairs have been made to the Observatory buildings for the past 5 years. It would be better if the repairs now required, could be effected, at the same time as the new room is being built.