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Papers on moveable property, 1850 - 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/59

Scope and Contents

Notes regarding additions to instruments, etc., 1850-1853.

A catalogue of instruments and furniture belonging to the Royal Observatory, 3 June 1854.

Correspondence concerning the receipt of presents sent to the Royal Observatory, 1853-1854.

Letters regarding loans to the Royal Observatory and returns, 1853-1854.

Correspondence concerning the giving of presents on behalf of the Royal Observatory, 1853.

Letters regarding loans from the Royal Observatory and returns, 1853-1854.

'Transmission of parcels through the Royal Observatory', 1853-1854.

Reports to the Astronomer Royal by the assistants on the state of the instruments, 1853-1854.

Notes concerning damage to the instruments in the Royal Observatory, 1853-1854.

Deliveries of photographic sheets to J. Glaisher and returns of the same for the year 1852, compiled in 1853.

List of manuscripts to be bound, 1853-1854.

Correspondence regarding F. Baily's manuscripts, 1853-1854.

Receipt for books lent to T.G. Taylor, 1854.

Letter to Mr Marth granting permission for him to examine James Bradley's manuscripts, 1854.

List of the articles stolen from the Garden House on 26 and 27 December 1854.


  • Creation: 1850 - 1854


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-03 10:56:28+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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