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


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Letter from Thomas Johnstone to Nevil Maskelyne, 1808-05-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 301-302
Scope and Contents

Concerning his proposed method of finding longitude by observing the pointers of the Great Bear. An annotation on the final page reads 'Ordered by the Board that no notice be taken of this letter'. Sent from Millton by Dumbarton.

Dates: 1808-05-18
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