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Correspondence about Estimates, 1861 - 1870

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/69

Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding estimates of expenses for the next financial year:

Estimates from Airy, 1860-1861, for the year commencing 1 April 1861, with the relevant page from the Naval Estimates.

Estimates from Airy, 1861-1862, for the year commencing 1 April 1862, with the relevant pages from the Naval Estimates and the Civil Service Estimates.

Note on estimates to M. Laugier, 1862.

Estimates from Airy, 1862-1863, for the year commencing 1 April 1863, with the relevant pages from the Nautical Estimates and the Civil Service Estimates.

Estimates from Airy, 1863-1864, for the year commencing 1 April 1864, with the relevant pages from the Nautical Estimates and the Civil Service Estimates. There is also an estimate for building the cellars under the Magnetic Observatory.

Estimates from Airy, 1864-1866, for the year commencing 1 April 1865, with the relevant page from the Naval Estimates. There are also letters on overspending by Airy.

Statement of expenses incurred on account of the Magnetical and Meteorological Department in the year ending 30 September 1865, written in 1865.

Estimates from tradesmen, 1865, for the year commencing 1 April 1866, regarding the anemometer, the roof over the Ball Lobby, new collimators for the transit circle and the magnetic reductions. There are also estimates for fire proofing the Chronometer Room, with a plan and section of same.

Estimates from Airy, 1865-1866, for the year commencing 1 April 1866, with the relevant page from the Naval Estimates and a printed address from the Astronomer Royal to the members of the Board of Visitors concerning the transit circle.

Statement of expenses, 1866, incurred on account of the Magnetical and Meteorological Department for the year ending 30 September 1866.

Estimates from Airy, 1866-1867, for the year commencing 1 April 1867, with the relevant pages from the Nautical Estimates and the Civil Service Estimates.

Statement of expenses, 1867, incurred on account of the Magnetical and Meteorological Department for the year ending 30 September 1867.

Estimates from Airy, 1867-1868, for the year commencing 1 April 1868, with the relevant pages from the Naval Estimates. There is also correspondence regarding slate shelves for manuscripts, a depot for Royal Observatory publications, the Chronometer Office and repairs to the building.

Estimates from Airy, 1868-1869, for the year commencing 1 April 1869, with the relevant pages from the Naval Estimates.

Letters, 1870, concerning the excess of expenditure during the year commencing 1 April 1869.





























Dates

  • 1861 - 1870

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

M2/6

Finding aid date

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

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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