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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1841 - 1844

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/718

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with tradesmen, initials N-W, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; builders; chandlers; instrument makers (particularly Troughton and Simms); stationers; opticians; parcel carriers; engineers; and carpenters. The letters cover requests; accounts; bills; receipts; tenders; invoices; routine repairs; adjustments; improvements; and shutters for observing domes. There are letters from F. Baily, J. Glaisher and J.H.V. Vian.


  • Creation: 1841 - 1844


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2 archive box(es) (2 boxes)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:55:57+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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