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Copy of a letter to Captain Beaufort concerning the order to issue a chronometer by Earnshaw to HMS Hermes, 1831-08-29

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 53v-54r

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.

Dates

  • 1831-08-29

Creator

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Extent

2 folio(s) (2 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

Taylor, Thomas

Finding aid date

2013-04-24 17:21:51+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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