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Correspondence on Sydney Observatory, 1855 - 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/156

Scope and Contents

Correspondence relating to the observatory at Sydney, including orders and requests for new instruments, the transport of new instruments and their insurance, the filling of vacancies, and financial transactions with the Oriental Bank Corporation. The correspondents include Sir W. Denison, W. Hopkins, W.H. Miller, E. Sabine and B. Stewart, as well as government departments and various instrument makers.


  • Creation: 1855 - 1861


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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:29:21+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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