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Correspondence on chronometers, 1883 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/59

Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning chronometers, including a ledger titled 'Instructions and precedents relating to the Time and Chronometer Branch', containing letters and instructions regarding chronometers; correspondence relating to a water clock, with a map of the water supply to the clock; and correspondence with Lieutenant-Commander R.T. Gould on the repair, cleaning, insurance, exhibition and storage of the John Harrison chronometers, Nos 1, 2, 3 and 4, with a reprint of an article by Gould from the 'Monthly Notice of the Royal Astronomical Society', Vol. 89, No. 4 (February 1929), concerning 'The Society's Harrison Clock'.


  • Creation: 1883 - 1948


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-04-24 14:57:49+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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