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Phillip Parker King letters received, from James Dunlop, 1833, and Carl Ludwig Christian Stargard Rumker 1845, 1849

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DLMSQ 299

Record identifier

1bGdQemY

Phillip Parker King letters received, from James Dunlop, 1833, and Carl Ludwig Christian Stargard Rumker 1845, 1849

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Phillip Parker King letters received, from James Dunlop, 1833, and Carl Ludwig Christian Stargard Rumker 1845, 1849

Full title

Phillip Parker King letters received, from James Dunlop, 1833, and Carl Ludwig Christian Stargard Rumker 1845, 1849

Date

1833, 1845, 1849

Call Numbers

DLMSQ 299

Record Identifier

1bGdQemY
Physical Description

Contents

1 volume of textual material (28 p.) - various sizes

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Fonds

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

a. James Dunlop, 5 March-7 November 1833
Concerns results of magnetic experiments of Dunlop, discovery of a comet, advice to King in his observations, and construction of a circular micrometer

b. Carl Rumker, 19 December 1845, 12 July 1849
Concerns discovery of a new planet by Hencke, King's observations of Moon-Culminating stars and...

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Phillip Parker King letters received, from James Dunlop, 1833, and Carl Ludwig Christian Stargard Rumker 1845, 1849

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NOTES

Description source

Information transferred from Dixson Manuscript Card Catalogue as part of the eRecords Project, 2011-2012.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952

Administrative / Biographical history

Rumker and Dunlop were associated at the private observatory of Sir Thomas Brisbane, Governor at N.S.W. 1821-1823. Rumker was Government Astronomer 1827-1830, the first to hold this post. In 1831 Dunlop became Superintendent of the Parramatta Observatory

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DLMSQ 299

Record Identifier

1bGdQemY

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946057

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