Washington, June 11, 1891.
Mr. G.E. Lumsden,
Corresponding Secretary of the Astronomical and
Physical Society, Toronto, Canada.
Your letter dated June 3, 1891, and erroneously addressed to Professor S. Newcomb—who is the Superintendent of the Nautical Almanac Office—has been forwarded by that officer to my address.
The Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Observatory is highly pleaesd the the publications forwarded to your Society are appreciated, and he takes this opportunity to express the thanks of the Observatory for the copy, kindly transmitted, of the Society's first Annual Report.