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Royal Astronomical Society and the Government, 1836 - 1844

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/228

Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the Royal Astronomical Society's transactions with the Government, including correspondence on the transfer of the 'meridian ephemeris' to the Admiralty; the printing of T. Henderson's Edinburgh observations; the printing of T. Henderson's and T. Maclear's Cape papers; and F. Baily's reproduction of Cavendish's experiment.


  • Creation: 1836 - 1844


Conditions Governing Access

From the Management Group:

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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:36:48+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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