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Correspondence on chronometers, 1875 - 1876

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/604

Scope and Contents

Correspondence on the ownership of, rates of, accounts of, listings of, repairs to, and packing of various chronometers. The volume includes papers on the defects and repairs to the Portsmouth sidereal clock; trials of new deck clocks; a report on the establishment and inspection of a new electric turret clock for London University; and enquiries on the Greenwich sidereal standard clock by J.W. Reffitt. The correspondents include F.J.O. Evans, R. Hall, W.B. Carpenter and W.H.M. Christie.

Dates

  • 1875 - 1876

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

J5/110

Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:51:47+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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