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Fayrer, James, fl1820 (assistant at the Cape Observatory)

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence with Edward Troughton, 1820

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 192a-200a
Scope and Contents

Five letters concerning a zenith instrument for the Cape Observatory and the appointment of Troughton's young relative, James Fayrer, as assistant there.

Dates: 1820
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Edward Troughton to Dr Thomas Young, 1820-05-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 198-199
Scope and Contents

Suggesting that a young instrument maker would make an excellent assistant at the Cape Observatory, and proposing his young relative, James Fayrer, for the post.

Dates: 1820-05-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter from Edward Troughton to Dr Thomas Young, 1820-11-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 200-200a
Scope and Contents

Informing him that James Fayrer would accept the position of assistant at the Cape Observatory.

Dates: 1820-11-27
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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