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Letter from Nevil Maskelyne, 1765

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/48: 1-2

Scope and Contents

The draft letter is addressed to 'My Lord' and is a response to John Harrison's applications to the Board of Longitude and to Parliament to get a second £10,000 in reward money for his marine timekeepers. The letter continues with notes on longitude determination and marine timekeepers by other makers.

Dates

  • Creation: 1765

Creator

Extent

2 folio(s) (2 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Date information

DateText: circa 1765.

Originator(s)

Maskelyne, Nevil

Finding aid date

2013-03-04 16:13:18+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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