Reference numberRBO/20/13
Alternative reference numberRBO.20.100
Title'The description of a Machine to keep Time which serves for a considerable Improvement to navigation; and to fix a Point to find the Meridian, as the Poles serve for the Latitude' by author unidentified
DescriptionRead to the Royal Society on 23 December 1736
J T Desaguliers' opinion of the time keeper extracted from his letter to Thomas Stack dated 10 September 1733; also believed that the author was a Dutchman
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