Reference numberMM/8/38
TitleRough minutes of meeting of the Board of Longitude
Date5 June 1802
DescriptionIncluding Sir Joseph Banks commenting on Daniel Steel's publication the 'Seaman's Almanac' which infringes the copyright of the Board of Longitude's 'Naval Almanac'. Also notes is a a resolution stating that: "this Board will not in future take into consideration any method of ascertaining the Longitude founded on the moon's altitude..."
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