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Letter from Captain J. Hampstead to Sir Joseph Banks, 1806-08-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 549-50

Scope and Contents

Informing Banks of a number of discoveries he had made relative to navigation, including the invention of an instrument to determine both latitude and longitude at any time. He requests an interview to prove his discoveries 'by mathematical demonstration'.


  • Creation: 1806-08-09


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

Language of Materials



Hampstead, J.

Original geographic information

Hadley [origination]

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Finding aid date

2012-05-30 15:59:03+00:00

Repository Details

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