Mr Bartom from Stationery Office called (just after I had left) about 1 with reference to supply of ink. Mr Criswick pointed out to him the defects of the black ink supplied in lieu of the blue black.
William Christie, Astronomer Royal
Joining the 2009 International Year of Astronomy's Cosmic Diary project, this blog transcribes 19th-century working journals kept by the Astronomer Royal and Chief Assistant of the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. Transcription and comments are provided by a 21st-century curator working on the same site.