George Lumsden

(1847-1903) Corresponding Secretary (1890-99) and President of the Society (1900-01).

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Arthur Harvey

(1834-1905) F.R.S.C., F.R.A.S.C. President of the society (1898-99); Honorary President and Director, La Institutio Solar Internacional (Monte Video, Uruguay).

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Larratt Smith

(1820-1905) D.C.L., Q.C. Served as Vice President of the Society (1892-94), and President (1895).

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John Paterson

(1846-1930) K.C., M.A., F.R.A.S.C. A math teacher at Upper Canada College, later a lawyer, and President of the Society (1896-97).

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Charles Carpmael

(1846-94) M.A., F.R.A.S., F.R.S.C. Director of the Magnetic Observatory (Toronto), and Superintendent of the Dominion Meteorological Service (1876-94). President of the Society (1890-94).

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Andrew Elvins

(1823-1918) One of the founding members of the society in 1868.

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1890s Wilson Donation

To the members of the Astronomical Society


It will afford me much pleasure if you will accept the telescope and celestial globe of the late Sir Adam Wilson as it was his express wish that it should be offered to this astronomical society in which he took so much interest.

I remain Gentlemen
Very Sincerely Yours

E. Wilson

Spadina Crescent
May 4th.

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1890s Hale

Note: the first page of this letter is missing.

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1890s Circular APST

Circular of the Astronomical and Physical Society of Toronto (APST).

The exact year of issue is not known.




Cha[r]les Carpmael Esq., M.A., F.R.A.S.,

Director Toronto Observatory,         President.


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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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