A transcription of this document is provided below. A photo of this document appeared in JRASC, (35) 89 along with this note:
Venus' phases in 1868. Sketch by Andrew Elvins.
Jupiter and satellites, 1868. Sketch by Andrew Elvins.
Magnetic ObservatoryTorontoDec 1, 1868
Clare EsqSecretary Trof Proposed Astronomical Society
SirI have to acknowledge your circular inviting me to a meeting to be held at the Mechanics Institute for the organising of an Astronomical Society.
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