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Correspondence on chronometer errors and rates, 1849 - 1854

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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.

Dates

  • 1849 - 1854

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

J5/104

Finding aid date

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

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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