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Miscellaneous papers on chronometers, 1835 - 1844

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/595

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous papers concerning chronometers, including the ownership of chronometers; certificates for chronometer makers; the advantages box chronometers have over pocket chronometers on steam ships; the injury of chronometers; printed rates of the chronometer M.R. Parkinson and C. Frodsham 2110 from 1 November 1838 to 29 February 1840; a copy of the 'Mechanics' Magazine', 23 February 1839; a circular from E.J. Dent issued after the dissolution of the company Arnold and Dent, stating his credentials and soliciting patronage; and notices of the days when the Time Ball did not function.


  • Creation: 1835 - 1844


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:51:29+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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