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Letter from Peter Burt to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1817-03-14

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 188-188a

Scope and Contents

Requesting that the Board inform him of any reward due for his invention of a sounding instrument. Burt stresses that he is a poor man and that he had sent his petition to the Board three years previous, in the hope of receiving pecuniary compensation for what was considered a very useful invention.

Dates

  • 1817-03-14

Creator

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Extent

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

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

Burt, Peter

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Original geographic information

London [origination]

Finding aid date

2012-06-15 10:47:56+00:00

Repository Details

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