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Reference numberEL/B3/71
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Philip Henry Zollman, dated at London, to John Philip Baratier concerning his proposal for determining longitude at sea
CreatorZollman; Philip Henry (-1748); Assistant Secretary for Foreign Correspondence
Date13 February 1738
DescriptionZollman sends the minute from the meeting of the Royal Society held on 26 January translated in French
This stated that nothing could be done for Baratier if he kept his proposal a secret and that the Act of Parliament of 1714, which offered a reward to the person who solved the 'longitude problem', was still in force and would be sent to him
LanguageFrench
Latin
Extent2 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originLondon, England
Origin coordinates51.50853, -0.12574
Access statusOpen
Related materialEL/B3/68 and EL/B3/70 for copies of this minute in English
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/51ad3ddf-cf47-49e7-adbf-7c013a8e4b83
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CodeNameDates
NA1848Zollman; Philip Henry (- c 1748) - c 1748
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