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Correspondence on chronometers, 1860 - 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/580

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with, mainly, chronometer makers and the Admiralty concerning the testing of chronometers at the Royal Observatory and the purchase of chronometers by the Admiralty. There is also a printed paper on sending defective chronometers from abroad to the Royal Observatory.


  • Creation: 1860 - 1861


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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:51:01+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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