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Copy of a letter to Mr Cox ordering chronometers for HMS Java under Captain J. Wilson and HMS Genoa under Captain Burthurst, and the delivery of Porthouse No.6279 to Greenwich, 1826-02-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 33r

Scope and Contents

From the Item:

Copies of outgoing correspondence from Astronomer Royal, John Pond, and his assistant, Thomas Taylor, at the Royal Observatory. Some of the letters are addressed to chronometer makers. Note that correspondence to more than one person often appears on the same page.


  • Creation: 1826-02-25


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1 folio(s) (1 folio) : Paper

Language of Materials



Taylor, Thomas

Original geographic information

Devonport [destination]

Original geographic information

Greenwich [subject]

Finding aid date

2013-04-23 14:45:58+00:00

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