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Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732 - 1811 (astronomer and mathematician)


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Letter from William Marsden, Fort Marlborough (Bengkulu in Indonesia), 1772-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/6: 1-2
Scope and Contents

In the letter Marsden praises Maskelyne's 'British Mariner's Guide' and method of finding longitude, and relates his own observations made with a sextant.

Dates: 1772-11-25
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