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Correspondence with the Admiralty, 1921 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/5

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous correspondence with the Admiralty:

Correspondence with the Accountant General of the Navy regarding payments to staff, insurance, office expenses, postage, accounting, the closing of the Nautical Almanac Office's bank account, and other subjects, 1921-1941.

Correspondence with the Civil Establishments Branch on various staff matters, 1927-1935.

Correspondence concerning a census of Civil Service staff, 1932-1933, including copies of form E40 (returns of departmental staff).

Correspondence with the Hydrographer regarding routine payments to outside workers, 1934-1937.

Correspondence with J.R. Hind of the Civil Establishment Branch regarding the purchase of a calculating machine, the proposed merger of the Nautical Almanac Office with the Royal Observatory, accommodation problems, the appointment of D.H. Sadler and other matters, 1921-1933.

Miscellaneous correspondence regarding staff matters, the reprint of the 'Nautical Almanac', the printing of various tables, a volume of apparent places and the copyrighting of L.J. Comrie's article on lunar occultations, 1937-1941. The correspondents include the Admiralty, H. Spencer Jones, the Hydrographer of the Navy, D.H. Sadler, W.E. Llewellyn, His Majesty's Stationery Office and A. Clifton-Taylor.


  • Creation: 1921 - 1941


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Pkts 1-5, 7

Finding aid date

2006-08-18 12:15:53+00:00

Includes index.

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