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Gilpin, George, 1810 (Secretary to the Board of Longitude)

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Letter from Charles Moody to George Gilpin, 1806-01-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 382-383
Scope and Contents

Stating that his son had tested out his plan while at sea on a voyage from Shields to Memel and back. He provides figures for latitude and longitude obtained from this trip and the times of each observation.

Dates: 1806-01-29
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  • Subject: Memel X