Guide to the Papers of H. Husbands & Sons (as filmed by the AJCP)



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Created: 2018

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Series. H Husbands & Sons of Bristol Papers, 1880 - 1885

Subseries. Australian Metfords and tripods correspondence (36p.), January 1881 - November 1885

WJ Conder, Superintendent of Trigonometrical Surveys (Sydney) to Surveyor-General, report on measurement of base of verification. (printed), 20 January 1881 (File)
Correspondence with Surveyor-General, Sydney, re purchase of Metford Theodolites, 17 February 1881 - 4 May 1883 (File)

The material includes two reports from Joseph Brooks (dated 1881 and 1883), as well as the specification for 32in. Metford Theodolites.

Correspondence with Agent-General for NSW re purchase of 12 traversing stands for theodolites, 14 July 1885 - November 1885 (File)

Includes specifications.

Subseries. Husbands Arbitration (37p), 1884

Papers and affidavits concerning arbitration between Charles Frederick Husbands and Henry Husbands in Melbourne, 1884 (File)

Includes affidavits of Michael Philip Fox, Philip David Phillips, Henry Husbands, Charles F Husbands, Andrew Lyell.

Subseries. Original Metford Correspondence, 1883

Filmed selectively.

The Metford Theodolite and level combined. Melbourne International Exhibition of 1800 (2p.) (File)
Notebook: Theodolite adjustments (22p.) (File)
Notebook: Final adjustments of theodolite, W. Metford (16p.) (File)
W Metford (Bristol) to [Husbands?], January 1883 - July 1883 (File)

Refers to pocketbook issued by Surveyor-General Office at Sydney; notes on theodolite. (29p.)...

Husbands to [Surveyor-General, Sydney?] that forwarded 4 Metford theodolites to agent in Sydney, J.B. Wilkinson (2p.) (Draft), n.d. (File)
Husbands to [Wilkinson] that despatched theodolites to Surveyor-General. (Draft, 2p.), n.d. (File)

Subseries. Miscellaneous Husbands Correspondence

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Plan of details of Husbands' Traversing stand for theodolite (File)

Stamped received by Agent-General NSW September 1885.

Plan of Double microscope (File)

Microscope adopted in measuring base of verification in trigonometrical survey of NSW.