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'Copies of Letters Relative to Mr Burt's Buoy and Nipper', 1817

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 165-172

Scope and Contents

Printed pamphlet containing reports by various mariners who had tested both Burt's sounding buoy and knipper and Edward Massey's sounding machine at sea, in compliance with the instruction of the Lord Commissioners of the Admiralty. Reports are provided from Rear Admiral C. Rowley, Commander J. Gedge, Lieutenant and Commander J. Hill, Captain J. Smith, Captain W. McCulloch, Captain C.W. Hawtayne, Captain Robert Lisle Coulson, Lieutenant and Commander W. Smith, J. Morows, and Captain W.S. Pechell. Printed in London.

Dates

  • 1817

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Extent

8 folio(s) (8 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

Burt, Peter

Finding aid date

2012-06-13 16:44:05+00:00

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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