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Board of Longitude

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from Charles Hudson to the Board of Longitude, 1819-10-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 272-275
Scope and Contents Outlining his proposals for determining longitude by the dip of the sun at noon. Also duplicate copy of the same. Both are witnessed by Thomas Gibson.
Dates: 1819-10-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Charles Hudson to the Board of Longitude, 1819-11-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 276-277
Scope and Contents Outlining a second method of finding longitude, based on lunar movement.
Dates: 1819-11-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from George Burges concerning a method of ascertaining longitude, 1829-01-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 390
Scope and Contents From the File: Correspondence regarding miscellaneous schemes and inventions.
Dates: 1829-01-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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