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Parker, Harold, Sir, 1735 - 1812 (6th Baronet and Secretary of the Board of Longitude)

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Letter from Francis Wadkin to 'Henry' [Harold] Parker, 1785-02-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 483-484
Scope and Contents Originally enclosing an essay for discovering longitude at sea. Wadkin requests a reward to continue his work and points out that he had spent twenty-five years working on the longitude problem, and had published his first essay on the subject in 1760.
Dates: 1785-02-17
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