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Board of Longitude

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Letter from W. Waldron to the Board of Longitude, 1819-04-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/37: 267-268
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Two letters on finding longitude by an 'astral timekeeper' and star tables. For related letters from Waldron, see also [RGO 14/40: 487-493].

Dates: 1819-04-07
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).
 Item

Letter from William Waldron to the Board of Longitude, 1819-02-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 492-493
Scope and Contents

The letter includes an interactive diagram of a dial on which a clock and arrow can be moved to point at various fixed stars.

Dates: 1819-02-26
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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