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Copy of a letter to Captain Thornton concerning a chronometer purchased in New South Wales by Captain Mitchell, late of HMS Slaney, 1827-05-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 37r

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: 1827-05-25


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1 folio(s) (1 folio) : Paper

Language of Materials



Taylor, Thomas

Original geographic information

Australia [subject]

Finding aid date

2013-04-23 16:39:55+00:00

Repository Details

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