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John McGhie's instrument for finding the longitude by the passing of the sun over the meridian, 1813

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 268-282

Scope and Contents

Letters and a plan from McGhie, a surgeon on HMS Bustard (includes some duplicates); with two copy replies from the Board of Longitude.


  • Creation: 1813


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16 folio(s) (16 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials



McGhie, John

Finding aid date

2011-12-07 18:06:22+00:00

Repository Details

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