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Correspondence on chronometers for India, 1894 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/93

Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding chronometers supplied to the Indian Government:

Correspondence with the India Office concerning the trial of three chronometers ordered from Johannsen and Co. for the Mathematical Instrument Office, Calcutta, 1894.

Correspondence concerning a request by the India Office that chronometers to be shipped out to India should be securely packed by the Royal Observatory ready for export, 1894.

Correspondence with the India Office concerning the trial of a pocket chronometer (Brock 1755) repaired by James Brock and Co. for the Government of Colaba, 1894.

Correspondence with the India Office and J. Poole and Co. concerning the trial of a chronometer (Birchall 1243) repaired by J. Poole and Co. for the Mathematical Instrument Office, Calcutta, 1894-1895.

Correspondence with the India Office concerning arrangements for repairs to chronometers for the Indian Government to be the same as those for the Admiralty, 1894.

Correspondence with Johannsen and Co. and the India Office concerning the trial of three chronometers ordered from Johannsen and Co. for the Indian Government Observatory, Colaba, 1894-1895.

Correspondence with the India Office and J. Poole and Co. concerning various chronometers supplied or repaired by J. Poole and Co. for the India Office, 1894-1894.

Correspondence with the India Office concerning orders from Johannsen and Co. for the Mathematical Instrument Office, Calcutta, 1895.

Correspondence with the India Office, Johannsen and Co., Thomas Mercer and Arthur Webb concerning orders for pocket chronometers to be supplied, via trial at the Royal Observatory, to the India Office, 1895.

Correspondence with the India Office concerning the supply of chronometers for the chronometer store at the Government Observatory, 1896.

Correspondence with the India Office concerning the trial of a chronometer (Kullberg 6134) ordered for the Kodaikanal Observatory, Madras, 1897.

Correspondence with the India Office concerning the purchase of new chronometers for the Colaba Observatory and the trial at the Royal Observatory of possible purchases, 1905-1906.

Correspondence with the India Office concerning the trial and purchase of chronometers for the Colaba Observatory, 1906-1907.

Correspondence with the India Office concerning the selection and purchase of chronometers for the Colaba Observatory from the annual chronometer trials at the Royal Observatory, 1907-1908.

Correspondence with various horologists concerning orders for chronometers for the India Office, 1908-1910.





























Dates

  • 1894 - 1910

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Extent

1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

I12

Finding aid date

2006-03-30 10:42:25+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

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