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Letter from 'R.G.S.' to the Board of Longitude, 1811-12-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 558-559

Scope and Contents

Stating that he had read about two machines for determining longitude at Yale College. He requests £60 from the Board to send a small sloop to test the machines at sea on 'the darkest night'.


  • Creation: 1811-12-14


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

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

Kirkintilloch [origination]

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Finding aid date

2012-05-30 17:38:08+00:00


Repository Details

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