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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1841 - 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/49

Scope and Contents

Letters to Thomas Maclear on a variety of subjects, including requests for chronometers; requests for sets of observations and publications; instructions for work to be carried out; observations made at Williamstown, Victoria, 16 November 1859; work on the weights and measures bill; and accounting matters. There are also letters from the Admiralty referring to the renewal of the transit clock, 9 April 1857, and a printed notice on the 'Revolving Light on the Cape of Good Hope', 2 April 1860.


  • Creation: 1841 - 1860


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10 folder(s)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2006-08-07 11:28:06+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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