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Coventry

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Letter from Edward Massey to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1814-09-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 306-307
Scope and Contents

Includes a copy of a letter sent to Massey from Robert Pullman, Master of the HMS Ville de Paris, concerning his sounding machine.

Dates: 1814-09-28
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter from Edward Massey to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1818-02-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 141-142
Scope and Contents

Concerning his preparation of chronometers for trial on the forthcoming 'Northern voyage'. Massey explains that he had been preparing two chronometers for the voyage but that they would not be ready on time. He offers his first chronometer for trial, requesting however that should it fail the results not be made public, as it was still under development.

Dates: 1818-02-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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