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Cox, W C, fl1823 - 1831 (agent to John Arnold & Son, superintendent of chronometers at Devonport)


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Copy of a letter to Mr Cox ordering chronometers for HMS Java under Captain J. Wilson and HMS Genoa under Captain Burthurst, and the delivery of Porthouse No.6279 to Greenwich, 1826-02-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 33r
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Copies of outgoing correspondence from Astronomer Royal, John Pond, and his assistant, Thomas Taylor, at the Royal Observatory. Some of the letters are addressed to chronometer makers. Note that correspondence to more than one person often appears on the same page.

Dates: 1826-02-25
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