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Letters chiefly from Richard Judson, 1803 - 1806

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 304-337

Scope and Contents

Sixteen letters from Judson concerning his method of finding longitude and his solution for squaring the circle, sent from Beverly, Yorkshire; with a related letter from Charles Dundas to the Admiralty. Many of the letters from Judson begin with traverse tables, calculations, or diagrams. The letters are largely to George Gilpin, with Nevil Maskelyne, Sir Philip Stephens and Dundas as other recipients.

Dates

  • 1803 - 1806

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

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

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

Judson, Richard; Dundas, Charles

Finding aid date

2011-12-14 17:43:18+00:00

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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