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Letter from Thomas Williams to the Board of Longitude, 1785-02-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 511-512

Scope and Contents

Requesting a response from the Board on his invention relating to longitude. Williams asks for financial assistance due to his 'deplorable' situation, mentioning that his wife was in the parish workhouse.


  • Creation: 1785-02-04


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

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

London [destination]

Finding aid date

2012-05-30 09:42:18+00:00



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