Letter; D. S. Torrens to Courtenay Ilbert with enclosure

Catalogue no: 1121
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): D. Torrens
Total pages: 3 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 1/2/1945
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Dimensions: 180mm x 115mm Condition: Good
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Notes:
Hand written letter in ink together with notes on H. Alan Lloyd's article in Dec. 1944 Horological Journal. "500 Years of Precision Time-Keeping". Comments on Flamsteed's clocks and the questionable usefulness of year duration clocks. Enquires about the numbering of Graham's clocks at Greenwich. (Pencilled note by C. Ilbert) Concludes by speculating on the reaction to his notes (I suppose I will be slaughtered for this - ) In a post script, DT enquires about a chronometer by Wm. Hardy owned by CI and any connection between Hardy and Charles Young. Notes; These are typewritten on four pages (300mm x 205mm) and are in the form of a letter to the Editor of the Horological Journal from D.T., 36 Trinity College, Dublin These notes were published in full in HJ, Vol. 87, March 1945, pp. 82-83 with a reply from H. Alan Lloyd, pp. 83-84.
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