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Letter from David Riz on a perpetual log, 1790-01-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 3-5
Scope and Contents Letter to the Board of Longitude written on behalf of Mr Castriote of Portugal, who had invented a repeating or perpetual log and two further machines which he wished to present before the Board.
Dates: 1790-01-20
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