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Memorial on Massey’s perpetual log or sea perambulator, 1815-06-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 123a-134

Scope and Contents

Memorial in which Massey outlines the defects of the existing common log, before describing his own perpetual log. The memorial includes testimonials by mariners who had tested his machine at sea.


  • Creation: 1815-06-01


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12 folio(s) (12 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials



Massey, Edward

Finding aid date

2012-06-12 15:52:12+00:00

Repository Details

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