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Board of Longitude

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from John Hamilton to the Board of Longitude, 1783-10-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 505-506
Scope and Contents Concerning his claim to have found longitude by the use of two instruments and without the need for calculations.
Dates: 1783-10-20
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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Letters from John Hamilton to the Board of Longitude, 1783 - 1785

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 505-508
Scope and Contents Two letters concerning Hamilton's plan for finding longitude. Both are addressed from Headford, county Galway, Ireland.
Dates: 1783 - 1785
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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