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Letter from H.C. Jennings to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1818-03-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 216-217

Scope and Contents

Expressing his dissatisfaction and surprise that the Board of Longitude would not permit him to demonstrate the utility of his inventions. He accuses the Board and Admiralty of prejudice against him and of throwing every obstacle and difficulty in his way, and states his intention of bringing his discoveries before 'a Higher Tribunal'.


  • Creation: 1818-03-08


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

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Date information

DateText: year is inferred.


Jennings, H.C.

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Original geographic information

London [origination]

Finding aid date

2012-06-11 14:44:02+00:00

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