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James Fosbury on longitude and on the magnet, 1819 - 1823

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 129-153

Scope and Contents

Seven letters from Fosbury to Dr Thomas Young concerning a method of finding longitude by 'supposing the sun to be the moveable body'; with related papers and a treatise on the magnet.

Dates

  • 1819 - 1823

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Extent

29 folio(s) (29 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

Fosbury, James

Finding aid date

2011-12-07 18:37:04+00:00

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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