|Description||Instruments listed under headings: 'Transit of Venus 1761', 'New instruments for 1769' and 'Hudson's Bay'|
List marked at side 'Minute 1761'
' Dr Bradley lent his Quadrant
Bird selected a Clock of Ellicotts
Short's telescope orders for 1761
The pair of Globes cost £4
Dipping Needle and variation compass ordered for Dr Maskelyne
2 Reflecting Telescopes for Transit of Venus and one to be used at Greenwich, 2 feet long, price of the 3 £105
2 micrometers of Dollond's invention for Ref[lecting] Telesc[ope]
A clock with pendulum comp[illegible]
18 inch Quadrant
10 foot sector - comp. obj. Glass of Mr Dollonds invention - arm. por. Sirius as at St Helena
New Instruments for 1769
Crossed out 'Requested by Dr Maskelyne - Astron. Clock'
2 Bird's Quadr. 1 foot
2 Reflecting Telescopes of Short with with app. to hold smoked Glasse
Microm. of Dollond for one of Telesc.
[3 lines crossed out]
3 Telesc. Stands with polar ops
2 Therm. with dir. 50 degree below 0 and 2 at Zero
1 Dipp G. Needle
2 Hadley's Quadrant 18 inches with Telesc. appl. to them
2 [illegible] Clocks
Crossed out ' 1 Alarm Clock'
For Hudson Bay
2 Shorts telesc. with a Dollond Microm and moveable wires
Note at side; 'For the South Seas Council Vol V p. 300'
[illegible] Clock by Shelton
Alarm Clock - Elliots
Note at side; ' For the North Cape Vol V, p329
2 Therm Bird 130 degree below 0
Bird's Quad. 1 foot
Hadley's Quad. - Bird
Note at side; 'Ireland [Vol] V, 346'