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Robson, W, fl1802 (petitioner to the Board of Longitude)


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W. Robson's note respecting the longitude, the property of squares, and the quadrature of the circle, 1802

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/54: 349-351a
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum...
Dates: 1802
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