Digital copy of a letter from A. Cowper Ranyard, Secretary, Royal Astronomical Society, to George Denton Hirst (1846-1915), Mosman, New South Wales, 30 Nov 1876, replying to Hirst's drawings of Jupiter and other planets, sent to the society by Hirst earlier in 1876, in response to an appeal by the Jupiter Committee of of the society.

George Denton Hirst was a successful wine and spirit merchant, partner in the firm Tucker & Co in Sydney, New South Wales, and a keen amateur astronomer.

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