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Letter and fair copy from Francis Stanford, a Franciscan friar, to the Board of Longitude, 1813-05-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 562-565

Scope and Contents

Providing details of his discovery of longitude. The letter is addressed from Castlebar [county Mayo, Ireland]. See also [RGO 14/39: 281-283].


  • Creation: 1813-05-18


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4 folio(s) (4 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials



Stanford, Francis

Original geographic information

Castlebar [origination]

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Finding aid date

2012-05-30 17:26:08+00:00


Repository Details

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