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AIRY, Sir George Biddell (1801-1892). Astronomer royal.
Autograph Letter Signed to Professor Gyldén at the Stockholm Observatory, 2 pages 8vo with envlope, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, 19 July 1877. Introducing Dr Humphry who was going to Upsala 'as Representative of the University of Cambridge'.
'... Dr Humphry has contributed, more than any other person in late years, to the introduction of Physical Sciences into the studies of the University of Cambridge. I am confident that you will recognize the value of the such services ...'

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