Autograph letters from Fearon Fallows, Cape Town.

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Five letters describing Fallow's personal circumstances, the state of the Colony, its political and economic situation, and early work on astronomical observations.

Administrative / Biographical History

Fearon Fallows was born in Cockermouth in 1788. Graduated BA in mathematics (Third Wrangler) at St John's College in 1813, and was later a Fellow. Director of the Astronomical Observatory planned for the Cape of Good Hope by the Commissioners of Longitude 1820. Died in South Africa in 1831.

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Fearon Fallows was born in Cockermouth in 1788. Graduated BA in mathematics (Third Wrangler) at St John's College in 1813, and was later a Fellow. Director of the Astronomical Observatory planned for the Cape of Good Hope by the Commissioners of Longitude 1820. Died in South Africa in 1831.

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