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Letter reporting on trials of Massey's and Burt's sounding instruments, 1814-11-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 176-177

Scope and Contents

Letter from James Lash, a Master in the Royal Navy, to John Wilson Croker reporting on his trials of the sounding instruments of both Edward Massey and Peter Burt. Lash reports that both machines gave true soundings, but Burt's machine broke within a few days.


  • Creation: 1814-11-29


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

Language of Materials



Lash, James

Finding aid date

2012-06-15 09:55:45+00:00

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