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Mauritius

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

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Observations made on the schooner Cumberland, 1803-05-06 - 1803-10-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/65: 114v-121r
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Travelling from Wreck Reefs via the Torres Strait to Timor and the Isle of France. Includes observations at Timor and at Port Louis.

Dates: 1803-05-06 - 1803-10-07
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Observations made on the voyage, 1801-1805, 1801 - 1805

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 107-211
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The observations form a continuous run, with occasional headings based on location (reproduced here).

Dates: 1801 - 1805
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Papers on determining galvanic longitudes, 1878 - 1888

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/640
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers concerning proposals and operations to determine, with the assistance of the Royal Observatory, the longitude of Lisbon, Leiden, the Cape Observatory, Gibraltar, places in Australia, New Zealand and Egypt, and Mauritius; and the difference in longitude between Malta and Bombay. The papers include errors of the Greenwich clock; observations of telegraph signals; J.W. Green's abstract of the Greenwich - Lisbon - South American longitudes; the exchange and summary of...
Dates: 1878 - 1888
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Papers on meteorology, 1858 - 1860

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/702
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding, primarily, meteorological instruments and results, with related papers. The volume includes abstracts and explanations of weather conditions, 1858-1860, by J.M. Saxby; a description of a meteorograph by P.A. Secchi, with illustrations; a 'determination of index errors of the transit circle and altazimuth barometers'; experiments with Robinson's anenometer; notes on instruments and observations by J. Glaisher; correspondence with R. Fitzroy on weather reports;...
Dates: 1858 - 1860
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Papers on transit of Venus, 1870 - 1882

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/275
Scope and Contents Reports and charts on the stations for the transit of Venus, 1874. The reports include miscellaneous information on Egypt; the topography of New Zealand around Christchurch; the meteorology of New Zealand; the advantages of the province of Otago; the differences of longitudes in New Zealand; the longitude of Wellington; the advantage of Hobart Town; the topography and meteorology of Kerguelen Island; and the topography of Prince Edward and Crozet Islands and of the Sandwich Islands. The...
Dates: 1870 - 1882
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Preface, 1805

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 213v-214r
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In which Flinders provides a brief account of his voyage on the HMS Investigator, of the shipwreck of the Porpoise, and of his imprisonment in Mauritius. Written while detained on Mauritius; with a note that this was unfinished on 10 May, 1805.

Dates: 1805
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Printed prospectus for publishing the works of Major General Grant, 1803 - 1806

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 118-119
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These include two copies of a prospectus concerning Grant's astronomical and geographical works, and various proposals on finding longitude by using an instrument to determine the ship's rate of sailing.

Dates: 1803 - 1806
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Publications on Mauritius, 1951-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/55
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Economic papers from the Department of Co-operation, Mauritius, presented to JA during the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951.

Dates: 1951-08
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Publications on Mauritius and Central Africa, 1951-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/56
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Economic reports and memoranda on Mauritius and Northern Rhodesia [later Zambia], presented to JA during the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951.

Dates: 1951-08
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RO and RGO Solar Plates Contact Prints, 1873-06-02 - 1972-08-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 51
Scope and Contents The 1873-1917 prints in this class were made from glass plate negatives which are no longer extant. The plates were the product of a solar observation programme begun in 1873 at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich but are thought to have been destroyed in the First World War. The sequence of images is a continuation of RGO 67: Kew Observatory solar photographs (1858-72) and is itself continued by RGO 50: Royal Observatory Greenwich and Royal Greenwich Observatory, Herstmonceux Solar Plates...
Dates: 1873-06-02 - 1972-08-02
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Sample packet: Flagellaria leaves; secondary type: miscellaneous, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 157.1: 109
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Letter from [unidentified] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Mauritius


(Letter, miscellaneous)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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The Papers of Lord Francis-Williams

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FRWS
Dates: 1937 - 1970
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