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Letter concerning comparative trials of the sounding instruments of Burt and Massey, 1814-03-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 173

Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from the Admiralty Office to Sir John Barrow [Second Secretary of the Admiralty] containing an extract from the proceedings of the Board of Longitude, requesting that the Admiralty arrange a comparative trial of the sounding instruments of Peter Burt and Edward Massey.


  • Creation: 1814-03-08


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1 folio(s) (1 folio) : Paper

Language of Materials



Admiralty Office

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Original geographic information

London [origination]

Finding aid date

2012-06-13 16:57:47+00:00

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