Reference numberMS/157
TitlePaper, 'Nouvelles recherches pour determiner les longitudes en mer par les mouvements de la Lune et par une seule observation', author unknown
Datelate 18th century
DescriptionPaper on the longitude problem, referring to earlier researches by John Harrison and Edmund Halley. Fair copy with a final section 'corollaire' in a different hand. Presumably for reading before the Royal Society, but not published.
Physical descriptionPaper, sewn, no covers
Access statusOpen
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