Letter by H C Russell, 1 June 1871

Letter by H C Russell, 1 June 1871

Sydney Observatory
June 1st 1871


All these items are actually required for the use of the Observatory. We have been put to great inconvenience by the reductions in the previous requisition and in some cases I have had to pay for articles out of my private purse. I would therefore consider it a great favour if the items on the enclosed requisition can be supplied. Having a carpenter here the tools are required, and the paint is an actual saving for when it is not given I have to get the Colonial Architect to supply paint and labour also.

I have the honor to be
Your obedient servant
H C Russell
Govt Astronomer

J Brennand Esqre
Clerk of Stores