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Correspondence on the Transit of Venus Expedition, 1874 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 59/60

Scope and Contents

A packet of correspondence with official naval correspondents and a packet of correspondence with the Accountant General of the Navy regarding the expedition for the 1874 Transit of Venus. There are also two letters and various tables regarding the longitude and other results obtained for Honolulu and other parts of the Hawaiian Islands.


  • Creation: 1874 - 1878


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1 item(s) (1 portfolio)

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Finding aid date

2007-05-23 13:45:13+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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