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


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Letter from John Newton to Nevil Maskelyne, 1788-10-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 521-521a
Scope and Contents

Concerning his invention 'for discovering the longitude by a true bearing' which involved 'a real timepiece', and which he claims much exceeded calculations based on lunar distance; addressed from Whitehaven, Cumberland.

Dates: 1788-10-26
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