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Reports by the Astronomer Royal, 1783 - 1809

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/10: 214-247

Scope and Contents

Reports from Nevil Maskelyne on the merits of petitions submitted to the Board of Longitude. Most of the petitions are concerned with various methods of discovering longitude at sea. Includes a report titled 'Remarks on Mr Earnshaw's Petition', and a list of Charles Mason's papers presented to the Board of Longitude.

Dates

  • 1783 - 1809

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

34 folio(s) (34 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

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