Letters from the Admiralty, 1853 - 1870
Scope and Contents
Letters to Thomas Maclear from the Admiralty and the Hydrographer's Department regarding administrative and financial matters. The subjects include:
The appointment of Mr Mann as assistant at the Cape Observatory, 14 September 1853.
The discovery of the minor planet Euterpe by J.R. Hind, with observational places, 8 November 1853.
Financial estimates for the year 1861-1862.
Sanction for the payment of the Simon's Town time ball, 6 May 1861.
Inventory of the Transit Circle Room, 18 October 1870.
- 1853 - 1870
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