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Illustrated letter from Dr Patrick Browne to the Board of longitude, 1782-09-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 501-502

Scope and Contents

Concerning 'the longitude discovered on mathematical principals and made clear and safely both by sea and land'. The letter outlines his proposed method of finding longitude and includes drawings. It was marked as undeserving of the Board's attention by Nevil Maskelyne.


  • Creation: 1782-09-04


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

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Browne, Dr Patrick

Original geographic information

Dublin [origination]

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Finding aid date

2012-05-29 15:36:39+00:00


Repository Details

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