Record

Reference numberMM/8/23
LevelItem
TitleLetter from B Bennitt to Sir Joseph Banks
Date2 December 1800
DescriptionStating that the mathematical instrument makers have long suffered from the diffiuclty of getting instruments divided; there are several dividing-engines in London, but they are in possession of different shopkeepers who will not divide any work but their own; Bennitt asks that something may be done by the Board of Longitude to make such an engine available.
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist1744 - 1820
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