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Letter from John Couch to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-04-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 93-94

Scope and Contents

Requesting a reward for various nautical improvements including: an apparatus for landing or making a descent in a gale; a direction bearer; a main topsail storm staysail for preventing a line of battleships from broaching-to in gales; swivel frame-blocks for better working the mizzen topsail; a storm-stay trysail; and a theodolite with a reading mirror.


  • Creation: 1823-04-25


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

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Original geographic information

London [destination]

Original geographic information

Reading [origination]

Finding aid date

2012-11-07 12:16:02+00:00

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