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Papers relating to Thomas Cumming's chronometer, 1819 - 1823

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 348-381

Scope and Contents

Tables and notes on the rate of a chronometer by Thomas Cumming which was tested at the Royal Society and Royal Observatory, Greenwich; with three related letters from C.G. Briscoe and Cumming.


  • Creation: 1819 - 1823


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35 folio(s) (35 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials



Cumming, Thomas; Taylor, J.G.; Briscoe, C.G.

Finding aid date

2011-11-28 14:34:50+00:00

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