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Reference numberMM/8/56
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Thomas Earnshaw, 119 High Holborn, to the Board of Longitude
Date29 February 1804
DescriptionOn Earnshaw's claim to £2500 from the Board of Longitude for his designs for time-keepers. Earnshaw dismisses all rumours and categorically states that he is the inventor of his watches. He also mentions that he has "taken the liberty...to write down a few points for their consideration" (this appears to be the letter at MM/8/54).
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
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