|Alternative reference number
|Letter from Charles Jenkinson, 1st Baron Hawkesbury and later 1st Earl of Liverpool, Fife House to Joseph Banks
|2 September 1808
|Concerning request that French astronomers visit with instruments to take measurements of angles between Dover and Greenwich to discover the accurate distance between the observatories at Greenwich and at Paris. Has no objection to this taking place but will check with the Ordnance department.
Fellows associated with this archive
|Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); naturalist
|1744 - 1820