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Letters, 1736 - 1739

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 2/17

Scope and Contents

A miscellaneous collection of letters.

1. Invitation from the Royal Society, 4 February 1736.

2. Letter from the Office of Ordnance stating the whereabouts of a parcel from Peru, 26 October 1739.

3. Notice that there is a package from Peru awaiting Dr Halley, 12 October 1739.

4. Letter from the Admiralty Office calling a meeting of the Judges of the Board of Longitude, 21 November 1739.

5. Letter from Philip Miller, of Chelsea, requesting the India Company bring back specimens of plants, 21 December 1739.


  • Creation: 1736 - 1739


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From the Management Group:

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1 folder(s) (1 folder)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2005-10-31 13:52:25+00:00

Includes index.



Repository Details

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