Letters from the Colonial Office, 1860 - 1872
Scope and Contents
Letters to Thomas Maclear from the Colonial Office regarding work to be carried out at the Cape Observatory, time balls, surveys, lighthouse and financial matters. The letters include the following items:
News of Dr Livingstone, 3 April 1861.
A list of instruments used for the Cape Coast Survey, 31 January 1862.
A report on Captain Bailey's completion of general triangulation work, 18 February 1863.
Comments on the proposed changes in the Table Bay Lights, 17 April 1863.
Three lists of instruments and books used in Livingstone's Zambezi Expedition, 1 September 1864.
A report on the Cape Receif Lighthouse from Bird Island, 24 May 1872.
A chart giving 'Indian Weights and Measures', undated.
- 1860 - 1872
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