Barrow, John, Sir, 1764 - 1848 (1st Baronet, Secretary of the Admiralty)
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
Concerning payment of Mr Dollond's bill for the transit instrument supplied to the Cape Observatory.
Originally enclosing auxiliary tables; see [RGO 14/48: 151].
Enclosing a copy of a letter he had written to Sir Richard Plaskett of the Colonial Office and reporting on his activities at the Cape Observatory from 10 April to 10 May 1827.
Concerning the acquisition of the land adjoining the Cape Observatory; includes a copy of a letter from Sir Richard Plaskett of the Colonial Office.
Concerning his first catalogue of the principle fixed stars.
Concerning tables and a plan of the observatory and giving news.
Concerning the best location for the proposed Cape Observatory and including bearings of various points visited in Cape Town.
Concerning a mistake in his previous report and mentioning that a moth had damaged his telescope, destroying the wires.
Instructing him to direct Mr Dollond to ship his telescope to the Cape Observatory.
Concerning a letter from Fearon Fallows at the Cape Observatory.
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