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Letter from Thomas Maclear (RO, Cape of Good Hope) to Francis Baily, 25 October 1835

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/29/4

Scope and Contents

Concerning the publication of Cape observations by Fallows and Maclear; the accuracy of the transit clock; the expansion of the Cape Observatory; observations of Halley's Comet, 1-24 September 1835; C. Piazzi Smyth's suitability as an assistant; and Brisbane’s Cape Catalogue. The people mentioned include G.B. Airy, R. Sheepshanks, Captain Beaufort, W.G. Grey, F. Fallows, Sir John Herschel and C. Piazzi Smyth.


  • Creation: 25 October 1835


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