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Letter from Francis Wadkin to 'Henry' [Harold] Parker, 1785-02-17

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 483-484

Scope and Contents

Originally enclosing an essay for discovering longitude at sea. Wadkin requests a reward to continue his work and points out that he had spent twenty-five years working on the longitude problem, and had published his first essay on the subject in 1760.

Dates

  • 1785-02-17

Creator

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Extent

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

Language of Materials

English

Original geographic information

Claregalway [origination]

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Finding aid date

2012-05-29 11:59:53+00:00

Repository Details

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