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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-54:208
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  228 x 188mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
Attachment:  seal
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 2b
Language:  English
Place:  Windsor
Date:  1806-04-01
Short summary:  Has calculated the latitude and longitude of the very center of the City of Edinburgh. Ainslie's and Laurie's maps are good, but Armstrong's all bad. Etc.
Person:  Lind, James, 1736 (Gorgie, Midlothian)-1812 (London), Physician, Surgeon, author
Person:  Chalmers, George, 1742 (Bellie, Morayshire)-1825 (London), Antiquary, Political writer, addressee ?
Person:  Ainslie, John, 1745 (Jedburgh, Roxburgshire)-1828 (Edinburgh), Land surveyor, Cartographer, person referred to
Person:  Hoy, James, fl. 1806?, Observer, person referred to
Person:  Laurie, John, Cartographer, person referred to
Person:  Mackenzie, James Stuart, 1719-1800 (London), Astronomer, Politician, person referred to
Person:  Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732 (London)-1811 (Greenwich), Astronomer, person referred to
Person:  Pringle, Andrew, Lord Alemoor, -1776 (Hawkhill, near Edinburgh), Judge, person referred to
Person:  Ramsden, Jesse, 1735 (Salterhebble, Halifax, Yorkshire)-1800 (Brighton), Instrument maker, person referred to
Person:  Roy, William, 1726 (Miltonhead, Lanarkshire)-1790 (London), General, Surveyor, Founder of the Ordnance Survey, person referred to
Person:  Armstrong, Andrew, 1700-1794, Cartographer, person referred to ?
COMMENTS
Comments:  Fol. 2 mended, with text loss. Note in pencil on 2b.
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