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Letter by G R Smalley, 28 May 1870

May 28, 2009

81-82 Royal Observatory May 28 1870 Sir In reference to the annual Vote of £12 for Meteorological Observations at country stations. I have the honor to request that I may be authorized to distribute this vote in such proportions as I may deem most expedient for the scientific welfare of the Colony.

Letter by H C Russell, 25 May 1871

May 25, 2009

397 Sydney Observatory 25 May 1871 Sir I have the honor herewith to enclose Vouchers for the payment of £54-15-9 from the Vote for New Instruments 1871 – I have the honor to be Sir Your obedient servant H C Russell Govt Astronomer The Under Secretary for Finance & Trade

Letter by H C Russell, 23 May 1871

May 23, 2009

395 Govt Observatory 23 May 1871 Sir I have the honor to request an advance of £6.2.4 from the Vote for Incidental Expenses 1871 for the enclosed vouchers. I have the honor to be Sir Your Obedient Servant H.

Letter by H C Russell, 20 April 1871

April 20, 2009

364 Sydney Observatory 20 April 1871 Sir I have the honor to request an advance of £16-10-0 from the Vote for Magnetic Survey 1871 to enable me to pay the enclosed voucher. I have the honor to be Sir Your obedient servant H C Russell Govt Astronomer The Under Secretary for Finance & Trade

Letter by H C Russell, 25 March 1871

March 25, 2009

342 Sydney Observatory 25 March 1871 Sir Referring to your Circular 81—1958 I have the honor to inform you that the only Balance of Vote for the Observatory in 1870 that will be required amounts to £0-19-9 on the Books Vote and is wanted to meet liabilities in England of which the particulars have not yet been received – I have the honor to be Sir Your Obedient Servant H C Russell Govt Astronomer The Principal Under Secretary

Letter by H C Russell, 20 March 1863

March 20, 2009

Observatory March 20th/63 Sir I have the honor to inform you, that I have received no reply to my letter February 29, 1863, requesting authority to pay out of the vote for contingent services for 1863, an outstanding claim of 1862 to the amount of one pound, 18 shillings for contingent services.

Letter by G R Smalley, 9 March 1869

March 9, 2009

11 Government Observatory March 9th 1869 Sir I have the honor to enclose Voucher in Support of the last advance of £10 for Incidental Expenses, and request a further advance of £9”12”8 (the unexpended balance of Vote for 1868) to defray Incidental Expenses incurred during that year.

Letter by H C Russell, 3 March 1871

March 3, 2009

315 Sydney Observatory 3 March 1871 Sir Amongst the papers left by the late Astronomer I found the enclosed accounts A. B & C and not being able to learn certainly whether the amounts £3.5.0 A and £1.6.4 B: were paid or not, I wrote to Mr Stewart of the Kew Observatory requesting a statement of his account against this Observatory and received the enclosed letter dated November 9 1871 in reply: As the Vote for New Instruments 1870 is almost exhausted, I have the honor to request that these amounts £3.5.0 & £1.6.4 may be paid to the Kew Observatory out of the Vote for New Instruments 1871.

Letter by H C Russell, 2 March 1871

March 2, 2009

313 Sydney Observatory March 2 1871 Sir I have the honor herewith to enclose Vouchers in support of the payment of £39.15.4 from the Vote for Meteorological Observers 1870. I have the honor to be Sir Your obedient servant H.

Letter by H C Russell, 28 February 1872

February 28, 2009

585 Sydney Observatory 28 Feby 1872 Sir I have the honor to request an advance of £18—6—1 from the Vote for New Instruments for 1872. to pay enclosed accounts. I have the honor to be Sir Your obedient servant H C Russell Govt Astronomer The Under Secretary For Finance & Trade

Letter by H C Russell, 27 February 1863

February 27, 2009

Observatory February 27 1863 Sir I have the honor to inform you that in accordance with the late astronomers instructions I advanced, for necessary work one pound eighteen schillings and no pence to the "Contingent" fund of the observatory in excess of the vote for 1862 for that purpose, under the impression that I should be paid out of the vote for 1863, but I find special authority will be required for this.

Letter by H C Russell, 24 February 1872

February 24, 2009

576 Govt Observatory 24 Feby 1872 Sir I have the honor to enclose herewith vouchers in support of the payment of £10-9-0 from the Vote for Magnetic Survey 1871— I have the honor to be Sir Your obedient servant H C Russell Govt Astronomer

Letter by H C Russell, 27 December 1870

December 27, 2008

220 Govt Observatory Sydney 27 Decr 1870 Sir I have the honor herewith to enclose vouchers in support of the payment of £10 advanced from the Vote for Instruments for 1870 for the Time Ball at Newcastle.

Letter by H C Russell, 22 December 1870

December 22, 2008

217 Sydney Observatory 22 Decr 1870 Sir I have the honor to request an advance of £3”8”6 from the Vote for New Books 1870 to enable me to pay the enclosed accounts. I have the honor to be Sir Your Obedient Servant HC Russell Govt Astronomer The Under Secretary for Finance & Trade

Letter by H C Russell, 25 November 1871

November 25, 2008

Sydney Observatory 25 Novr 1871 Sir I have the honor to enclose herewith voucher in support of the payment of £5—8—4 from the Vote for Incidental Expenses 1871. I have the honor to be Sir Your Obedient Servant HC Russell Govt Astronomer The Under Secretary For Finance & Trade