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Correspondence on chronometers, 1863 - 1868

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/582

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 printed copies of the rates of chronometers on trial at the Royal Observatory in 1864, 1865, 1866, 1867 and 1868.

Dates

  • 1863 - 1868

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

J1/29

Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:51:05+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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