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Board of Longitude

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from Alexander Winter to the Board of Longitude, 1825-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 496-496a
Scope and Contents Stating that through 'extraordinary researches' he had found a metaphysically exact solution to the longitude problem.
Dates: 1825-03
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 Alexander Winter to the Board of Longitude, 1825-07-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 497-498
Scope and Contents Concerning an infallible, 'metaphysically exact' method of finding longitude and his request for a reward of £2,000,000 which he hoped the nations of the globe would cooperate in paying.
Dates: 1825-07-01
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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