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18940620 Hale

HÔTEL DE FRANCE
P. WEINEN

Palermo, June 20, 1894.

G. E. Lumsden, Esq.
Corresponding Secretary
Astronomical and Physical Society
Toronto.

Dear Sir,

      Your letter of March 10 informing me of my election as a Corresponding Member of the Astronomical and Physical Society has reached me from Chicago.

  I beg to express to you, and through you to the Society, my appreciation and thanks for the honor shown me.

Very truly yours

George E. Hale.

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18940401 Clerke

68 Radcliffe Square
London S.W.
April 1, 1894

Dear Mr. Lumsden,

      Pray accept my best thanks for the extremely liberal supply of copies of my little paper on "The Distances of the Nebulae" which you have been kind enough to send me. With sincere acknowledgments, believe me to be,

faithfully yours

Agnes M. Clerke.

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18940313 Burnham

OFFICE OF THE
Clerk of the Circuit and District Courts of the United States,
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS.

S. W. BURNHAM,
Clerk,

CHICAGO, March 13 1894

G. E. Lumsden Esq

Secy. Astro & Physical Soc.

Toronto

My dear sir,

      Allow me to thank you for a copy of the Transactions of your society just received. It is a decided advance on the preaching publications, and shows that the Society is in earnest, and is doing good work.

With best wishes for its continued prosperity.

Very truly yours

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18940312 Pickering

Mar 12, '94

G. E. Lumsden Esq.
Secretary Astronomical and Physical Soc.
Toronto, Canada.

Dear Sir,

Your favour of March 10 duly received. Thanking you for the honour conferred upon me, I remain

Very truly yours,

W. H. Pickering.

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18940224 Pickering

HARVARD COLLEGE
OBSERVATORY

Cambridge, Feb. 24, 1894

G. E. Lumsden Esq.
Toronto, Canada

Dear Sir,

As it usually takes about two months to write to Peru and receive an answer, I have just received your favor of Dec. 26, which has been forwarded to me here. In reply to it I may say it will give me great pleasure to become a Corresponding Member of your Society. Thanking you for the honor ??? me, I remain,

Very truly yours,

W. H. Pickering

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18940220 Ball

OBSERVATORY,
CAMBRIDGE.

20 Feb 94

Dear Sir,

I am much gratified by the distinction conferred on me by the Astronomical & Physical Society of Toronto.

I accept with much pleasure the position of an honorary member.

I remain

Yours truly

Robert S. Ball

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18940128 Hale

Schoeneberger Strasse 12 II
Berlin, Jany 28, 1894.

G. E. Lumsden, Esq.
Cor. Sec'y Astronomical and Physical Society
of Toronto, Canada

Dear Sir

      Thank you for your very kind letter of Dec. 26, it has only just reached me by way of Chicago.

      Please convey to the Society my thanks for its offer to elect me a Corresponding Member. I highly appreciate the honor thus shown me, and shall take pleasure in accepting the relationship in case the election is made.

      Regretting my inability to reply earlier, I am

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18940125 Darwin

Jan 25.

NEWNHAM GRANGE,
CAMBRIDGE.

Dear Mr. Lumsden

I feel highly honoured by my election to the Astronomical Society of Toronto. I suppose my description should be George Howard Darwin M.A. Plumian Professor of Astronomy & Fello wof Trinity College Cambridge LL.D. (glasgow) D.Sc. (Dublin) Dr. Phil. Nat. (Padua) F.R.S.; F.R.A.S.

Of course I belong to a few other Societies, but they are not worth putting down.

I remain

Yours very truly

G.H. Darwin

G.E. Lumsden Esq

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18940122 Pickering

Harvard College Observatory
Cambridge, Mass.

Jan 22, 1894

My dear Sir

      Your letter of January 12 announcing my election as an Honourary Member of the Astronomical and Physical Society of Toronto is duly received. Please convey to the Society my sincere thanks for this honour.

      In answer to your questions my full name is edward Charles Pickering. My own preference would be for the omission of all letters after my name, but if you wish to add any, I presume that LL.D. will be sufficient with the title Director of Harvard College Observatory.

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18940117 Keeler

Allegheny Observatory,
Allegheny, Pennsylvania.
Jan 17, 1894

G. E. Lumsden, Esq.
Corresponding Secretary of the
Astronomical and Physical Society of Toronto.

My Dear Mr. Lumsden,

I beg that you will convey to the members of the Society my most sincere thanks for the honor they have done me in electing me to honorary membership, and to assure them of my appreciation of this mark of their esteem.

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