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Wanstead

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from Francis Walker to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Wanstead, 1867-12-09

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 82: A48-A49
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Letter from Francis Walker to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Wanstead


(Letter)

Dates: 1867-12-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Letters to Bradley, 1729 - 1762

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 3/43/8
Scope and Contents Letters to James Bradley and other correspondence.1. Letter to Bradley on atmospheric pressure, with two examples of evidence provided by the author for his argument. There is also a piece on the origins of springs and rainfall by 'Academicus', an unknown pupil and admirer.2. Equation written on a letter to Mrs Paine of Wanstead, Essex.3. Letter to Mrs Woodom from Mathew Hymondefold, 11 October l729, informing her of the safe return home of him and his family. On the...
Dates: 1729 - 1762
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Observations of transits, 1719 - 1724

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 2/1
Scope and Contents

A rough copy of observations and calculations primarily on the transits of the planets, 11 April 1719 - 7 August 1724, written in Latin. The entries include the lunar eclipse of 1722; a second eclipse of 1722, observed by D. Graham at Fleet Street, London; and a description of a comet, observed 10-13 October 1724, with an account of the comet's passage printed in English on a separate sheet. There is also a brief note of James Bradley's observations at Wanstead, Essex, June 1724.

Dates: 1719 - 1724
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Observations, tables and notes, 1742 - 1758

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 3/32
Scope and Contents Various loose papers, including:1. Bradley's table of the aberration of certain fixed stars, 1746-1753.2. Adjustments made to the telescope, 18 July 1745.3. Observations made of Wanstead Tower and St Paul's Cathedral, 1746.4. Various calculations, some for the period 1689-1691.5. Calculations written on a Royal Society invitation to Bradley, 20 June 1757.6. A table of observations of the Moon in Gemini made with the New Quadrant,...
Dates: 1742 - 1758
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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