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Visitation papers, 1861 - 1863

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/14

Scope and Contents

Official papers on Visitation, 1861.

Official papers on Visitation, 1862.

Representations by the Board of Visitors to the Admiralty on a time signal at Start Point, 1862.

Letters making arrangements for taking copy of the minutes of Board meetings for the Royal Observatory, 1862-1866.

Correspondence with the Board of Visitors concerning General E. Sabine's adverse comments on the Royal Observatory's Magnetic Department, 1862-1863.

Correspondence concerning the Visitation of 6 June 1863.

Report to the Board of Visitors, 1 June 1861.

Report to the Board of Visitors, 7 June 1862.

Report to the Board of Visitors, 6 June 1863.

Correspondence concerning the printing and distribution of reports, 1861-1863.

Visitation Dinner lists, 1859-1860.

Visitation Dinner list, 1861.

Visitation Dinner list, 1862.

Correspondence concerning the Visitation Dinner, 1863.


  • Creation: 1861 - 1863


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-03 10:54:01+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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