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Richards, George Henry, Sir, 1820 - 1896 (Knight, naval officer and hydrographer)


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Papers on chronometer trials, 1873 - 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/584
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers concerning entrants and ratings for the annual competitive chronometer trials. The volume includes papers on the handling of chronometers and the exchange and purchase of chronometers, most notably for the Arctic expedition. The correspondents include G.H. Richards, F.J.O. Evans, T. Nelson and various chronometer makers.

Dates: 1873 - 1876
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