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Miscellaneous letters, 1857 - 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/62

Scope and Contents

Letters to Thomas Maclear from various individuals regarding the trigonometric survey and the issue of chronometers, with letters of introduction to Maclear. There are also letters concerning the topography of the Cape Colony, 7 March 1857; Cape Point Lighthouse, 26 July 1857; a report on an earthquake, 20 October 1857; the memorial to Thomas Holden Barker, 4 July 1858; and a report on Dr Livingstone, 10 November 1858.


  • Creation: 1857 - 1859


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

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Finding aid date

2006-08-07 11:28:49+00:00

Includes index.

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