South, James, Sir, 1785 - 1867 (Knight, astronomer)
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Correspondence on Liverpool Observatory, 1838 - 1849
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/155
Scope and Contents Correspondence on the establishment of the observatory at Liverpool, covering the financing of the venture, its advantages to navigators, plans of the docks, a telescope and a water-powered mechanism. The principal correspondents are J. Aiken, W.T. Jones and J. Franklin. There is also printed correspondence between R. Sheepshanks, J. Taylor and Sir J. South. The letters include correspondence with W. Simms, London, and G. Mertz, Munich, on the instruments. There are also articles from...
Dates: 1838 - 1849
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- Subject: Astronomical observatories X