Visitation papers, 1855 - 1857
Scope and Contents
Letters enquiring whether Professor S.H. Christie required the Office of Visitor, 1855.
Letters concerning the meeting of 2 June 1855.
Correspondence concerning the appointment of Col. E. Sabine as Visitor following the death of R. Sheepshanks, 1855.
Letters concerning the meeting of 7 June 1856.
Letters concerning the meeting of 6 June 1857.
Correspondence leading to the new warrant for the Board of Visitors, dated 1857, with a copy of the warrant. The papers date from 1857 to 1860.
Report of the Astronomer Royal to the Board of Visitors, 2 June 1855.
Address to the individual members of the Board of Visitors, 18 October 1855.
Correspondence with the Visitors, 1855, on the address of 18 October 1855.
Report of the Astronomer Royal to the Board of Visitors, 7 June 1856.
Report of the Astronomer Royal to the Board of Visitors, 6 June 1857.
Correspondence concerning the printing and distribution of reports to the Board of Visitors, 1855-1857.
Correspondence concerning the Visitation Dinner, 1855-1857.
- 1855 - 1857
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