Correspondence concerning the erection of a depot for Royal Observatory publications, the Magnetic House screen and the height of the Transit Circle Room, 1868.
Letters on the rubbish collecting in the Park and the presence of strangers in the Park at night, 1868-1872. There is also an envelope, dated 6 January 1868, containing newspaper cuttings on Fenianism, including a piece of paper with the words 'Wednesday Night'.
Correspondence regarding the opening of the ground to repair the telegraph wires, the lopping of some trees, improving the cross-avenue and the attendance at the Hospital School Prize Day, 1871 and 1872. The items cover 1870-1872.
Correspondence regarding permission to place the transit of Venus huts in the separated space of Greenwich Park, 1872.
Engravings of the views about Greenwich.
General correspondence on Blackheath, 1869-1872, including a 'Metropolitan Commons Act 1866'.
Plans, maps and correspondence concerning proposed railways, 1868-1870.
The Revd R.C. May's application for references to vibration experiments and an account of vibration experiments carried out at Mr Penrose's house, 1869-1870.
Y. Villarceau's opinion upon the effect of a railway passing the Observatory, 1870.
Newspaper cutting regarding the South Eastern Railway plan in Parliament, dated 19 November 1870, with a map of the plan in Parliament. The items cover 1870-1871.
Official correspondence and newspaper cuttings regarding the 'Railway on the North side of London Street', 1868-1872.
Correspondence and copies of Parliamentary Bills titled 'Pimlico, Peckham and Greenwich Street Tramways 1869 and 1870', concerning Greenwich tramways, 1870.
Letters and estimates for painting the Royal Observatory buildings and other work, 1868.
Letters and other work for painting the Royal Observatory Buildings, 1870.
Letters and a list of work to be done concerning the fire proofing of the South East Building and the formation of a new Chronometer Room in the middle storey, 1867-1868.
Correspondence regarding the extension of the Royal Observatory grounds, 1868-1869, including a draft form of a Royal Warrant, dated 5 November 1858, and two copies of the Royal Warrant itself, dated 8 December 1868 and 5 January 1869.
Plans and measurements for the extension of the Royal Observatory grounds, 1868-1869.
Correspondence and notes regarding the register of the gas taps and miscellaneous notes and memoranda concerning buildings, photographs, stoves, a fire in the Porter's Lodge, the state of the Meridian Mark at Chingford, the state of Halley's tombstone, Flamsteed's Well and an inscription found in the Dwelling House. The items cover 1867 to 1872.
Correspondence with the Greenwich Tax Office concerning the Royal Observatory, 1869-1872.
Accounts of the Greenwich Observatory, 1872; a cutting from the 'Globe' newspaper, 26 and 27 September 1872; and pages from a periodical titled 'Good Words'.
Correspondence concerning keys to the Park gates, 1867-1872.
Correspondence with and about Greenwich Post Office and the General Post Office, 1868-1872.