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Letters concerning a trial of Edward Massey's sounding machine, 1818-07-17

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 150-152

Scope and Contents

Letter from Massey to the Board of longitude providing the results of the comparative trial made between his sounding machine and 'Gould and Burt's Buoy and Knipper'. Preceded by a related letter of enclosure to Thomas Hurd. For an advertisement for the public trial see [RGO 14/31: 145-149].

Dates

  • 1818-07-17

Creator

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Extent

4 folio(s) (4 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

Massey, Edward

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Original geographic information

London [origination]

Finding aid date

2012-06-13 10:02:23+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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