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Letters to Thomas Maclear, 1840 - 1863

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/57

Scope and Contents

Letters to Thomas Maclear from W.S. Jacob and C.P. Smyth, mainly of a personal nature. The letters include a set sent by Smyth to Maclear while he was absent from the Cape Observatory performing observations for the Arc of the Meridian and Cape Survey. These include carbon copies of Maclear's instructions for further work to be done. There are also printed publications of the 1849 meeting of the 'Entomological Society of London' and on the 'Akbar Frigate'.


  • Creation: 1840 - 1863


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

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Finding aid date

2006-08-07 11:28:32+00:00

Includes index.

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