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Letters from William Lester to the Lord Commissioners of the Admiralty, 1820-12-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 340-341

Scope and Contents

Letter in which Lester states that he had been conducting experiments with light and proposed to find longitude without the use of a chronometer; he also enquires about a reward. Preceded by a related cover letter addressed to John Wilson Croaker [Croker].


  • 1820-12-25


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

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

Ashby-de-la-Zouch [origination]

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Finding aid date

2012-05-24 14:12:18+00:00

Repository Details

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