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

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Letter from John Hamilton to Sir Harry Parker, 1785-12-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 507-508
Scope and Contents Acknowledging the receipt of a letter from the Board of Longitude inviting him to lay his plans for finding longitude before the Board. Hamilton says he had hoped for half an hour to personally converse, as his method involved 'no plan, no more than gun-powder or the load-stone'.
Dates: 1785-12-03
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