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Computations from observations made at Rio de Janeiro, 1791-11

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/62: 158r-222v

Scope and Contents

Includes computations of the rates of watches by Arnold and Earnshaw [RGO 14/62: 158r-180r], computations of the latitude and longitude of Rio de Janeiro [RGO 14/62: 181r-196v], tables of the rates of the daily rates of the timekeepers and pocket watches [RGO 14/62: 197], and various mathematical calculations and charts.
Folios 214r-222v are inverted in the volume.

Dates

  • 1791-11

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

66 folio(s) (66 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Original geographic information

Rio de Janeiro [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-12-10 14:42:30+00:00

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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