Mathematical and Astronomical Notes of Richard Tate

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Detailed notes on many aspects of mathematics and astronomy, written by Richard Tate, Whitesmith, of Downpatrick, Ireland, who died about 1853.

Conditions Governing Access

The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by Mrs Enriqueta Rylands, on behalf of the John Rylands Library, in 1901 from James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford.

Note

Description compiled by Henry Sullivan and Jo Humpleby, project archivists.

Custodial History

Formerly part of the Bibliotheca Lindesiana, the Library of the Earls of Crawford and Balcarres, from Haigh Hall, Wigan, Lancashire.