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Correspondence on longitudes and latitudes, 1890 - 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/259

Scope and Contents

Official correspondence on determining the longitude of the Montreal Observatory, 1890-1891.

Letters to Captain Wharton regarding the longitudes of Valentia (Valencia) and Montreal, 1890-1891.

Correspondence with Sir C. Wilson regarding the longitude of Montreal, 1891.

Correspondence with Captain Tizard regarding the longitude of Valentia, 1891.

Correspondence with Mr Cox regarding the longitude of Montreal, 1891-1892.

Correspondence with Mr Preece and Mr Kemp regarding the longitude of Montreal, 1892-1892.

Correspondence with the Commercial Cable Company regarding the longitude of Montreal, 1892.

Correspondence regarding the bills incurred by the Royal Observatory while determining the longitude of Montreal, 1891-1893.

Correspondence regarding the arrangement of H.H. Turner's passage to and from America, 1892.

Correspondence regarding the carriage of instruments on the London and North Western Railway, 1892-1893.


  • Creation: 1890 - 1893


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Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-03-30 10:52:43+00:00

Includes index.

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