Reference numberMC/3/105
TitleLetter from Colonel [Thomas Frederick] Colby, Ordnance Map Office Tower, to the Marquis of Northampton, President of the Royal Society
Date11 August 1840
DescriptionRequesting the loan of Ramsden's Great Theodolite for the survey in Yorkshire and the progress of triangulation.
[Request granted by Council on 15 October 1840.]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCMP/1/136
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6963Ramsden; Jesse (1735 - 1800)1735 - 1800
NA3821Colby; Thomas Frederick (1784 - 1852)1784 - 1852
NA2272Compton; Spencer Joshua Alwyne (1790 - 1851); 2nd Marquess of Northampton1790 - 1851
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