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Naval Estimates, 1858 - 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/68

Scope and Contents

Estimates of Naval expenses for the next financial year, with related correspondence. The section relating to the Scientific Branch includes estimates for the Royal Observatory; Cape Observatory; Nautical Almanac; Hydrographical Department; Chronometers; Royal Naval College, Portsmouth; Compass Department; and Libraries and Museums.

Estimates, 1857-1858, for the year commencing 1 April 1857 (fos 31-32).

Estimates, 1858-1859, for the year commencing 1 April 1858 (fos 132-133).

Estimates, 1859-1860, for the year commencing 1 April 1859 (fos 201-202).

A written estimate for painting the whole of the exterior of the Observatory buildings, the Dwelling House, etc., three times, 1860.


  • Creation: 1858 - 1860


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-03 10:56:53+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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