Reference numberMM/8/24
TitleLetter from Rev Louis Dutens, Mount Street, to Sir Joseph Banks
Date4 December 1800
DescriptionRequesting a favour for Jones, a former apprentice of Jesse Ramsden the instrument-maker, who described him as the most ingenious and assiduous assistant who had ever worked with him; he desires to deposit for safe keeping with the Board of Longitude an instrument he has constructed, described as a Dividing Instrument.
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