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Correspondence with William Jowett Titford, 1813 - 1822

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 284-299

Scope and Contents

Concerning a chart for finding longitude and a method of finding longitude by two proportional quadrants. Includes a letter of recommendation from the passengers and crew of HMS York where Titford's chart for longitude was tested on a voyage to Jamaica in 1813, as well as latitude and longitude figures from a voyage of HMS Mary Ann to Jamaica in 1822.

Dates

  • 1813 - 1822

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

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

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

Titford, William Jowett

Finding aid date

2011-12-07 18:07:26+00:00

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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