G. Muston

The Prize Chronometer

Catalogue no: 1475
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): G. Muston
Total pages: 8 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: May, 1825
Editor: Publisher: Mechanics' Magazine
Dimensions: 220mm x 130mm Condition: Reasonable
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Consists of an announcement followed by two long letters from Muston.

Begins with short announcement to say that the prize of £300 from the Admiralty for the best chronometer after a year's trial at Greenwich, has been awarded to Mr R. Widenham of East-street, Red Lion-square, "a very young and ingenious artist."

There follows two lengthy letters from Muston, in reply to two letters in previous Mechanics' Magazines, signed "A Real Workman" and which are, sadly, not included but which relate to the prize chronometer.

Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 5
Search terms: Chronometers
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