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Treatises and other papers, 1604 - 1772

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/67

Scope and Contents

Copies and some original treatises on astronomy, longitude, optics and other subjects, dated 1607-1704, with additional notes, letters, drafts of letters and a catalogue of manuscripts, 325 folios (foliated continuously). The writing is in the hands of Flamsteed and others.


  • Creation: 1604 - 1772


Conditions Governing Access

From the Management Group:

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7 folder(s)

7 volume(s)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

There were originally fourteen volumes. However, as a consequence of some of the boards and covers becoming detached, the contents of some volumes have been placed in folders.

Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2005-10-20 09:41:50+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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