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Accounts and notes

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 35/151

Scope and Contents

Undated photocopies of the contents of two miniature books of accounts and notes belonging to Nevil Maskelyne. The first book, 1809-1810, covers financial transactions, dates of meetings, wages paid, a remedy for an unknown ailment, the renewal of licenses and some astronomical observations. The second book, 1791-1795, contains notes on the observational technique of William Herschel and his sister, financial transactions and accounts, with many of the entries crossed out.


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

The original books are RGO 4/194-195.

Finding aid date

2007-01-30 14:15:28+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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