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Reference numberCLP/8ii/48
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'Account of Thomas Godfrey's Improvement of the Davy's quadrant transferred to the mariner's bow' communicated by J Logan
Date1734
DescriptionBeing informed that this improvement, proposed by Thomas Godfrey of this place, for observing the sun's altitude at sea, with more ease and expedition than is practicable by the common instruments in use for that purpose. Quadrant can also be known as Davis' quadrant.
Figures in text and engraved figure from 'Philosophical Transactions' attached
Read to the Royal Society on 6 January 1734
Subject: Astronomy / Navigation
LanguageEnglish
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1733.0062
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 38, no 435, p 441
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