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Beaufort, Francis, Sir, 1774 - 1857 (Knight, Rear Admiral and hydrographer)

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Found in 402 Collections and/or Records:

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Transactions with the Royal Society, 1851 - 1852

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/388
Scope and Contents Papers relating to transactions with the Royal Society, including correspondence with its members. The material includes announcements for meetings; papers on the distribution of government grants; a paper by Airy on the 'eclipses' of Apothaeles, Thales and Hermes; reviews by Airy of various works; T. Catton's papers; material on candidates for entry into the Royal Society; and writing by F.W. Beechy on tides in the English Channel. The correspondents include F. Beaufort, H. Lloyd, E. Sabine,...
Dates: 1851 - 1852
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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Visitation papers, 1853 - 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/11
Scope and Contents Letters concerning the Visitation of the Observatory, 4 June 1853.Correspondence regarding the Visitation of 3 June 1854; the retirement of Sir F. Beaufort; the substitution of Captain Washington; a printed letter from R. Sheepshanks; an inquiry about S.H. Christie's continuance as Visitor; and the transmission of catalogues to Captain Becker. The papers date from 1854 to 1855.Address to the individual members of the Board of Visitors by the Astronomer Royal on extension of the...
Dates: 1853 - 1854
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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