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Papers of Admiral Tchitchagoff, 1844

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/830

Scope and Contents

Two piece of writing by Admiral Tchitchagoff (Chichagov), marked 1 and 2:

1. Letter to Sir George [Westphal], 25 April 1844, mentioning a telescope and micrometer he intends for the Greenwich Observatory.

2. Note, possibly in Airy's hand, presenting a small case of instruments to the Royal Observatory.

There is also an envelope marked 'Admiral Tchitchagoff to Captain Sir Geo Westphal Nos 1 and 2'; a covering note by Airy; and modern notes concerning the documents, including transcriptions of their contents.





Dates

  • 1844

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

Language of Materials

English

Finding aid date

2006-01-06 12:00:14+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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