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Correspondence on chronometer errors and rates, 1849 - 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/598

Scope and Contents

Correspondence on errors and rates of chronometers, including the foundation of time balls at Demerara and C.P. Smyth's account of the Time Ball at the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh. There are also enquiries on various chronometers, including those used on the 'Bounty'. The correspondents include F. Beaufort, C.P. Smyth and E. Sabine.


  • Creation: 1849 - 1854


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:51:34+00:00

Includes index.



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