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Letter from William Harvie to George Gilpin, 1804-04-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 540-541

Scope and Contents

Concerning his method of determining longitude, which he called 'Longitude discovered by an Observation of the Sun'. Harvie mentions that he had been a master in the merchant service and was in the navy, but was now 76 years old and 'an old worn out seaman'.


  • Creation: 1804-04-13


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

Language of Materials



Harvie, William

Original geographic information

Edinburgh [origination]

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Finding aid date

2012-05-30 14:50:17+00:00

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