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Simms, William, 1793 - 1860 (scientific instrument maker)

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Observations of transits, 1832 - 1833

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/13
Scope and Contents

Original transit observations, 6 June 1832 - 10 September 1833, with adjustments to, reversal of, and repairs to the transit instrument involving Messrs Troughton and Simms; adjustment of the transit clock; meridian marks at Chingford and Blackwall; and observations of Saturn's rings.

Dates: 1832 - 1833
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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