Reference numberMM/8/45
TitleRough minutes of meeting of the Board of Longitude
Date3 March 1803
DescriptionMostly on Earnshaw's letter to the Board of Longitude, on receiving the same award from the Board that other inventors have received.

It was suggested that Earnshaw's watches were equal to any that have been submitted to the Board for testing and that his reward should be the same as that given by Parliament to Thomas Mudge.
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