Correspondence with the Admiralty, 1921 - 1941
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.
- 1921 - 1941
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