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Correspondence with the Admiralty and Simon's Town, 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/67

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers regarding the Admiralty and Simon's Town Naval Base, including an undated list of equipment in the Telescope Room. There is considerable correspondence with the Admiralty in London regarding pensions for widows of staff; the purchase of instruments; pay for Her Majesty's Astronomer Royal at the Cape of Good Hope; the examination of staff; authorisation for new magnetic instruments; papers for the open competition for the position of Junior Assistant, 1872; the appointment of C.M. Stevens as Third Assistant; the pensions of retired staff; and the issue and return of chronometers.


  • 1870 - 1879

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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

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Finding aid date

2006-08-07 11:29:05+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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