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Papers regarding William Forder's chronometer improvements, 1810

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 251-264

Scope and Contents

Four letters from Forder, with three copies of related letters sent by representatives of the Board of Longitude. Also, a plan by Forder for his improvement of timepieces.


  • Creation: 1810


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15 folio(s) (15 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials



Forder, William; Gilpin, George; Hurd, Thomas

Finding aid date

2011-11-28 14:29:36+00:00

Repository Details

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