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Visitation papers, 1853 - 1854

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/11

Scope and Contents

Letters concerning the Visitation of the Observatory, 4 June 1853.

Correspondence regarding the Visitation of 3 June 1854; the retirement of Sir F. Beaufort; the substitution of Captain Washington; a printed letter from R. Sheepshanks; an inquiry about S.H. Christie's continuance as Visitor; and the transmission of catalogues to Captain Becker. The papers date from 1854 to 1855.

Address to the individual members of the Board of Visitors by the Astronomer Royal on extension of the lunar reductions, 1853.

Report of the Astronomer Royal to the Board of Visitors, 4 June 1853.

Addendum to the Report of the Astronomer Royal to the Board of Visitors, 4 June 1853.

Report of the Astronomer Royal to the Board of Visitors, 3 June 1854.

Correspondence, 1853, concerning the distribution of the report of 4 June 1853, and of the preceding address.

Correspondence, 1854, concerning the distribution of the report of 3 June 1854.

Letters relating to the Visitation and Dinner of 4 June 1853.

Letters relating to the Visitation and Dinner of 3 June 1854, with a list of people to invite and their addresses.

















Dates

  • 1853 - 1854

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

M1/23

Finding aid date

2006-01-03 11:02:47+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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