Reference numberCB/1/4/183
Alternative reference numberBLA.J.7
TitleLetter from Charles Jenkinson, 1st Baron Hawkesbury and later 1st Earl of Liverpool, Fife House to Joseph Banks
Date2 September 1808
DescriptionConcerning 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.
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); naturalist1744 - 1820
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