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From:
Edward Wolstenholme Ward
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[28 December 1856]
Source of text:
RS:HS 18.375
Summary:

Sad to hear of JH's suffering and retirement from Mint. Describes production rates, problems, equipment, personnel, and quality of gold at Sydney mint. Starting an observatory. G. B. Airy promises to send astronomer. New South Wales legislature is not friendly to scientific research. Describes Australian society.

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John Herschel Project
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