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Claims for chronometer improvements, 1845 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/588

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between the Admiralty and chronometer makers regarding the latter's claims for rewards for making improvements to chronometers. Most of the papers concern the claims made by E.T. Loseby, but there is the repeat of a claim by J.G. Ulrich, in the form of a memorial. The papers also include several pages of calculations and three newspaper cuttings relating to Loseby's claims.


  • Creation: 1845 - 1848


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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:51:15+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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