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Letters from Thomas and James Peck, 1818 - 1822

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 400-404

Scope and Contents

Three letters and a proposal sent by Thomas Peck and his son James, of Marylebone, concerning James' work on 'that Great Mystery of Longitude' and his discovery of 'a true arch that shall measure no more than its diameter'.


  • Creation: 1818 - 1822


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8 folio(s) (8 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials



Peck, Thomas and James

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Original geographic information

Marylebone [origination]

Finding aid date

2011-12-15 10:58:58+00:00


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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