Brinkley, John, 1763-1835

Papers of J. A. Hamilton

Armagh Observatory

The J. A. Hamilton Papers at Armagh Observatory consist of his letters and treatises on his observations recorded at the Observatory in Armagh. A number of the letters are from Neville Maskelyne, the Astronomer Royal for England. Maskelyne wrote detailing the requirements for a modern observatory and offered to vet and purchase equipment in London. Hamilton corresponded with other key figures in a ...