|Title||Unpublished paper, 'Description of an observatory constructed at Ardwick [England]' by John Jerse|
|Creator||Jerse; John (fl 1841)|
|Description||Jerse describes the construction of the observatory at Ardwick, which differs essentially from any others that he has seen, and 'answers the intended purpose perfectly'. Its moderate-sized telescope is 'mounted as an equitorial [sic] with right ascension'. The dome was erected by John Smeaton. |
Annotations in pencil throughout. Marked on back as 'Archives 14 April 1842 S H C [Samuel Hunter Christie]'.
Subject: Civil engineering
Received 18 November 1841. Communicated by Samuel Hunter Christie.
|Physical description||Ink and graphite pencil on paper|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8168||Christie; Samuel Hunter (1784 - 1865); mathematician||1784 - 1865|
|NA6321||Smeaton; John (1724 - 1792)||1724 - 1792|