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Correspondence on the Deal time ball, 1858 - 1863

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/621

Scope and Contents

Correspondence on the day to day running of the time ball at Deal, its telegraphic communications with Greenwich, and the transfer of ownership from the Admiralty to the South Eastern Railway. The correspondents include C.V. Walker, J. Washington and C.E. Paget.


  • Creation: 1858 - 1863


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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:52:23+00:00

Includes index.



Repository Details

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