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Correspondence on transit of Venus, 1869 - 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/268

Scope and Contents

Correspondence relating to the transit of Venus, 1874, including correspondence with the Hydrographer, 1868-1880; the Accountant General of the Navy, 1874-1878; the Superintendent of Contracts, 1874; the Director of Transports, the Devonport Office, the Deptford Office and the Customs House, 1874-1876; and the Stationery Office and Printing Office, 1873-1881. There is also correspondence between Captain Tupman, the Director of Transports, and Mr Baughan, 1874. The papers include diagrams of the ingress and egress of Venus.


  • 1869 - 1881

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2 archive box(es) (2 boxes)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:38:10+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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