1890s Correspondence

1891 Wilson

Spadina Crescent

Jany, 13th '91

Lady Wilson begs to thank the Astronomical + Physical Society of Toronto for their kind sympathy expressed in their resolution communicated to her on the occasion of the lamedted death of Sir Adam Wilson. She can assure the members of the Society that she feels most grateful to them and that she will always take a deep interest in the future proceedings + welfare of the Society.

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1891 Browning

My dear Sir,

In reply to your kind letter of the 6th of December, I regret exceedingly that the number of my engagements prevents me from writing you a short paper as I should wish to do on the use of small apertures by amateurs in astronomy.

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18901219 Burnham



University of California,


Dec 19, 1890

My dear sir,

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18901202 Wilson

Spadina Crescent

2nd Dec/90

My dear Sir

I think I shall not be able to attend the meeting of the Society this evening.

If it is agreeable to the gentlemen present I will be very much pleased to have the next meeting at my place — and pray renew my invitation to the gentlement I mentioned in my former note to drop up here some night if they can make it convenient to have a little star gazing where the night is likely to be clear enough for the purpose. It will be quite a pleasure to have them call — and come yourself also.

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18901120 Wilson

Spadina Crescent

20 Nov 1890

Dear Sir

Will you ask the V.P. of the Society & Mr. Miller at whose house we were at the other night, and any one else you may think would be useful to come to my house some night soon — as soon as you please, when the night is likely to be good for star gazing — and to come himself of course — for the purpose of trying and testing my telescope.

And be good enough if the gentlemen are able to come to let me by 4 PM of the day + hour they will come, and I shall be very glad to see you all.

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18900807 Tetans


Bothkamp, Holstein 1890 August 7.

Dear Gentlemen.

According to your wishes I send you herewith some copies of the negative I took of Jupiter 1889 August 7 after it had been occulted by the Moon.

As you may have seen out of the report A. N. 2928 the photograph has been made but some time after the reappearance, so that Jupiter's image is near the edge of the plate.

The details are naturally still more indistinctly to be seen on the copies than on the negative.

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18900607 USNO

U. S. Naval Observatory

IN REPLY REFER TO NO. 4:221       WASHINGTON, 1890 Jun 7

To the Secretary of the
Astronom. and Physical Soc. of Toronto
        Dear Sir:- In response to your request
in a recent letter to Prof Frisby, I have the honor to inform you that the following
publications of this Observatory were yesterday sent you through the
Smithsonian Institution, wrapped in 12 packages.

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18900605 USNO


US Naval Observatory
June 5, 1890

My dear Sir
      I have the honor to inform that your Society has been put on our list for future publications, you will also receive in due time all the publications we have on hand including Volumes 1851-2, 63, 64, 68, 73, 73, 75—83 (15 Volumes).

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1890 Brashear



Allegheny, Pa. ......................1890.

Objectives made from the same glass.

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1890 Pursey


To the President and executive:

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