|Title||Letter from General William Roy, Argyll Street|
|Date||28 November 1783|
|Description||Enclosing an estimate for the measurement on Hounslow Heath of a base-line, as part of the triangulation measurements to calculate the relative distances between the Royal Observatories of Paris and London.|
Roy suggests that the Government should make a grant of £1000 to the Royal Society for the expense of the undertaking.
Originally enclosing DM/4/5 and DM/4/6
|Access conditions||OPEN - but photocopying forbidden.|
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|NA6264||Roy; William (1726 - 1790)||1726 - 1790|