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Messrs. Parkinson and Frodsham on their manufacture of a chronometer sent out with Captain Parry, 1821

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 382-392

Scope and Contents

Four letters and a related statement from chronometer and watchmakers Parkinson and Frodsham, concerning their claim to have made the chronometer sent out with Captain Parry on his northern expedition, which had been reported as made by Molyneux. Also, a related letter from Sir Edward Sabine.

Dates

  • 1821

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Extent

11 folio(s) (11 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

Parkinson, James; Frodsham Charles

Finding aid date

2011-11-28 14:35:06+00:00

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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