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Correspondence on chronometers, 1861 - 1863

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/581

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 are also papers on the printing of the chronometer rates and a printed circular from 'The Horological Journal' to its readers containing a letter on 'rating chronometers on trial at Greenwich'.


  • Creation: 1861 - 1863


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:51:03+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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