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Account book of Nevil Maskelyne, '1799 Rents etc. to 1821', 1798 - 1821

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/6

Scope and Contents

Account book, partly in the hand of his daughter Margaret, listing rental income and a variety of personal and household expenses, alongside those relating to his official duties as Astronomer Royal. Includes three enclosures.


  • Creation: 1798 - 1821


Conditions Governing Access

Fragile: please open with extreme care and use book-rest


1 volume(s) (1 volume (c.260 pp.)) : Paper

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Spine is coming loose; many pages are blank from page 141 onward

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This item was on temporary deposit at the British Library before it was acquired by Cambridge University Library from the estate of Mrs Pamela Susan Arnold-Forster in 2015.

Existence and Location of Copies


Date information

DateText: with notes dated 1983.

Finding aid date

2016-05-27 16:59:12+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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