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Letter from David Kinnebrook, 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 35/112

Scope and Contents

A photocopy of a letter from David Kinnebrook to his father, 28 July 1795, describing the annual visit of the Royal Society. The letter also contains details of rewards offered by Parliament for the discovery of longitude, a discussion of Nevil Maskelyne's view of a question in the Ladies' Diary, and an account of a meeting with some friends.


  • Creation: 1985


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3 page(s)

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

The original letter is catalogued at RGO 207/1: 44-45.

Finding aid date

2007-01-25 14:11:20+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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