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Account book for computers and comparers, 1766 - 1811

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/325

Scope and Contents

'Accounts with the computers and comparers of the Nautical Almanac.' The accounts include monies received from the Board of Longitude, 1766-1792, and money paid out to computers and comparers for work on the 'Nautical Almanac': George Witchell, 1766-1768; Israel Lyons, 1766-1769; John Mapson, 1766-1782; William Wales, 1766-1788; Rev. Malachy Hitchins, 1768-1808; Charles Barton, 1766-1775; Reuben Robbins, 1768-1778; Joseph Keech, 1768-1778; Henry Andrews, 1769-1810; Rev. John Edwards, 1775-1790; Walter Steel, 1768-1774; John Hellins, 1777; Richard Dunthorne, 1767-1774; William Bayly, 1776-1791; George Gilpin, 1771-1787; James Stephens, 1774-1780; Michael Taylor, 1776-1788; Charles Hutton, 1777-1779; Richard Coffin, 1778-1786; Joshua Moore, 1788-1790; Mary Edwards, 1795-1811; Francis Simmonds, 1794-1799; Philip Turner, 1796-1800; John Crosley, 1801-1811; Commissioners of Longitude, 1791-1809; John Williams, 1800-1803; Nicholas James, 1800-1809; John Pascoe, 1801-1807; David Kinnebrook Jnr, 1801-1802; Richard Martyn, 1809-1811; Benjamin Workman, 1809-1811; Thomas Brown, 1810-1811; and William Garrard, 1810-1811.


  • Creation: 1766 - 1811


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2005-11-07 15:53:13+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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