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Prince Edward Island

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from Thomas Wright, Island of St John, 1799-05-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/31: 1-2
Scope and Contents

The letter concerns observations of the eclipses of Jupiter's satellites which were taken to establish the exact location of several rivers to determine the boundary between New Brunswick and the District of Maine (then part of Massachusetts).

Dates: 1799-05-01
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NS II Means of distribution-68 Note, 1844-06-26

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 68r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1844-06-26
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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