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Letter from Peter Burt to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1817-03-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 189-189a

Scope and Contents

Stating that at a previous meeting Hurd had suggested that he would receive a greater award than (Edward) Massey for his invention of a sounding instrument. Burt points out that Massey had received compensation of £200 and £500, and expresses his desire that the Board consider this when making its decision.


  • Creation: 1817-03-04


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

Language of Materials



Burt, Peter

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Original geographic information

London [origination]

Finding aid date

2012-06-15 10:50:25+00:00

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