1890s Correspondence

18931223 Pickering

Harvard College Observatory
Cambridge, Mass.

December 23 1893

My dear Sir,

Your letter of December 21 asking if I should be willing to accept Honorary Membership in the Astronomical and Physical society of Toronto is duly received. In reply, if I should be elected, I should accept with pleasure.

With regards and pleasant reminiscences for Mr. Copland.

I remain

Yours faithfully
Edward C. Pickering

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18930720 Quebec Oby

The Quebec Observatory

Quebec, July 20th., 1893.

The President,

Astronomical and Physical Soc'y

Toronto, Ont.

Dear Sir:-

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18930514 Swift

May 14 '93

Dear Sir

The Warner Observatory has for years been opened to visitors as conditioned on the inclosed card.

Owing to the failure of Mr. Warner the observatory is no more. The instruments are dismantled to be located in the west probably in Colorado.

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18930102 Keeler

Alleghany Observatory,
Allegheny, Pennsylvania.
Jan 2 1893

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

My Dear Mr. Lumsden,

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1893 Hale

Kenwood Observatory,

University of Chicago.

Dear Sir:

I have the honor to acknowledge with thanks, the receipt of your valuable donation to the Library of the Kenwood Observatory,

Transactions of the Astronomical and Physical Society of Toronto, for the year 1892, including Third Annual Report.

Very respectfully yours

George E. Hale


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18921021 Warren

Kincardin[?] Oct 21. 92

Dear Sir,

As mentioned in the papers that you would like to have nay notes of observations of the Eclipse of yesterday I send the following.

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18920426 J.H. Kedzie

Office of J. H. Kedzie,
No. 6 Kedzie's Bulding.
Nos. 120 & 122 Randolph Street

Chicago, Ill. Ap 26 1892

G.E. Lumsden Esq.

Sec. of A. & P. S. of Toronto

Dear Sir

Many thanks for a copy of the very interesting Transactings of your learned Society. They certainly show marked ability & great industry in lines of original investigation.

Yours very truly

J. H. Kedzie

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18920821 Swift


Aug. 21 '92

Dear Sir

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1892 Wilson Donation #3


Allow me to thank the Astronomical Society for the proposed honour of electing me to be one of its Life Members. Such a nomination will be most gratifying to me, and I heartily thank your kind consideration expressed in this way.

I remain Gentlemen

Most Sincerely Yours

Emma Wilson

June 15th.

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1892 Wilson Donation #2

Moved by Mr. Elvins, and seconded by Mr. Harvey and Resolved that this Society gratefully accepts the donation made to the Society by Lady Wilson of the astronomical telescope and the celestial globe of the late Sir Adam Wilson, a donation valuable, not only as a prized memento of an esteemed friend and active member, but intrinsically and as a nucleus around which the Society trusts the accessories of a popular observatory will be gathered in due time.

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