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Correspondence on reductions of Bradley's observations, 1864 - 1871

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/761

Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding H. Breen's reductions of the observations made by James Bradley at the Royal Observatory during the years 1743-1750. The volume includes H. Breen's wage receipts; reports on the state of the calculations; and 'Work Book (2)' of G W. Farrcourt, assistant to H. Breen. There is also related correspondence with the Admiralty, J.C. Adams and R. Main.


  • Creation: 1864 - 1871


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:57:47+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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