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Letter from Benjamin Pacey to the Board of Longitude, 1808-05-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 553-553a

Scope and Contents

Offering assistance in determining longitude. Pacey states that he had found 'true time' and could 'start any machine in the kingdom by a perpetual motion to set itself at work and repeat itself without the assistance of any individual'.


  • Creation: 1808-05-23


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1 folio(s) (1 folio) : Paper

Language of Materials



Pacey, Benjamin

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Original geographic information

London [origination]

Finding aid date

2012-05-30 17:02:49+00:00


Repository Details

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