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Observations, correspondence and other papers, 1812 - 1831

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/223

Scope and Contents

Observations of eclipses of Jupiter's first and second satellites and lunar distances, made by Captain Robert Campbell on Ascension Island, 1820; a letter from Captain Campbell to John Pond, 26 December 1821; a memorandum requesting corresponding observations of the eclipses to be taken at Greenwich, c. 1821; miscellaneous loose papers, 1812-1828; and miscellaneous correspondence, 1824-1831, from William Allen, S. Barker, William Barnes, James R. Booth, John Cooke, John Curnin, A. Currie, Henry Gardener, James Haighth, J. Hardright, Richard Hasken, J.F.W. Herschel, George Innes, Henry Kater, J. Lepard, Richard Priestly, James Sinclair, A.M. Skene, W.S. Stratford, E. Theynier, G. Wilson and James Wright.


  • 1812 - 1831

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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2005-11-21 10:43:33+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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