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Admiralty correspondence, 1835 - 1844

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/72

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Admiralty concerning money grants and salaries:

Letters and estimates of work needing to be done at the Royal Observatory, 1835-1844, including an estimate of the amount needed to update the library, an estimate of the cost of painting the inside of the domes, and an estimate of the work needing to be done to the zenith tube. There is also a letter from John Pond, received 13 January 1836, concerning the hothouse.

Letters and notes relating to assistants' salaries, c. 1835-1844, including an undated statement from John Pond on the assistants of c. 1835.


  • Creation: 1835 - 1844


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-03 10:57:07+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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