Barlow, Peter, 1776 - 1862 (mathematician and physicist)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Account of Peter Barlow's experiments on board the ships 'Leven', 'Conway' and 'Griper' for correcting the local attraction of the vessels, 1819 - 1824
Correspondence regarding the effect of magnetic variation on the mariner's compass, the use of magnetic variation to establish longitude and the cause of magnetic variation.
Vouchers of Dr Thomas Young for payments to tradesmen and others. Also includes occasional correspondence.
The accounts of printers and publishers for Board of Longitude publications, with miscellaneous accounts.