|Title||'An extract from a letter of the Rev Mr John Hellins, formerly Assistant to Mr (now Dr) Maskelyne, the Astronomer-Royal at Greenwich Observatory, to Francis Maseres, Esq'|
|Description||Letter answers Mudge's claim that his father's watch was damaged whilst being tested by Nevil Maskelyne.|
Thomas Mudge petitioned Parliament after his Father's instrument to determine Longitude was awarded £500. Mudge believed it should have claimed the higher sums offered by the Board of Longitude.
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|NA5553||Maskelyne; Nevil (1732 - 1811)||1732 - 1811|
|NA7181||Maseres; Francis (1731 - 1824)||1731 - 1824|
|NA3019||Hellins; John (? 1749 - 1827)||? 1749 - 1827|