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Reference numberPT/17/10
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TitlePaper, 'A short account of some observations made with chronometers in two expeditions sent out by the Admiralty at the recommendation of the Board of Longitude for ascertaining the longitude of Madeira and of Falmouth' in a letter from Dr J L [John Lewis] Tiarks to Thomas Young
Date[1824]
DescriptionIncludes manuscript annotations by John Frederick William Herschel. Refers to Madeira, Portugal and Falmouth, Cornwall.

Subject: Geodesy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A short account of some observations made with chrono­meters, in two expeditions sent out by the admiralty, at the recommendation of the board of Longitude, for ascertaining the Longitude of Madeira and of Falmouth. In a letter to Thomas Young, M. D. For. Sec. R. S. and Secretary to the Board of Longitude. By Dr. John Lewis Tiarks'.

Read 29 April 1824.

Abstract of the paper published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.
Extent12p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0242
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1824.0022
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5440Tiarks; John Lewis (1789 - 1837)1789 - 1837
NA7947Young; Thomas (1773 - 1829); physician, physicist and Egyptologist1773 - 1829
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer1792 - 1871
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