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Copy of a letter from John Franklin to John Barrow concerning chronometers for his expedition, 1825-02-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 243

Scope and Contents

From the File:

Correspondence between the Admiralty Office and the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, requesting the loan of chronometers for H M Ships. The principal recipient is John Pond; the principal correspondent is John Barrow. Other correspondents include John Croker, Richard S. Dundas, G. Smith, John Franklin and Sir William Edward Parry.


  • Creation: 1825-02-07


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1 folio(s) (1 folio) : Paper

Language of Materials



Franklin, John

Finding aid date

2013-02-22 09:40:15+00:00

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