Dollond, George, 1774 - 1852 (maker of optical and scientific instruments)
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Copy of a letter concerning the shipping of instruments by Dollond to the Cape Observatory, 1827-07-15
Sent to John Wilson Croker from Robert Seppings, G. Legge and R.G. Middleton of the Navy Office.
Six letters and a copy of an account for instruments supplied.
Concerning estimates received from Troughton, Dollond and Jones for instruments for the Cape Observatory.
Requesting stationary, copy books and copies of papers by Professor Woodhouse on Dollond's transit instrument.
Concerning estimates for a zenith micrometer for the Cape Observatory, parts of which were also being made by Dollond and Donkin.
Concerning the payment of a bill from Mr Dollond for the transport of his telescope to the Cape Observatory.
Concerning payment of Mr Dollond's bill for the transit instrument supplied to the Cape Observatory.
Writing on behalf of Fearon Fallows who was ill, giving news of their activity at Cape Town, of the site of the new observatory, of the difficult conditions in which they had to work, and of the safe arrival of a telescope by Dollond.
Concerning books and papers received, tables sent out, and a meteorological journal; requesting a Dollond repeating altitude and azimuth circle; and reporting on his activities at the Cape, which included collecting mineral specimens on Table Mountain.
Instructing him to direct Mr Dollond to ship his telescope to the Cape Observatory.
- Subject: Cape Town X