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Ref NoDM1306/11/1/2/folio 234-235
TitleLetter from R. W. Fox to Isambard Kingdom Brunel
DescriptionWritten from Falmouth. The letter mentions that Fox has had a portable instrument constructed for testing the amount of local magnetic interference on compass needles in different parts of the ship and has used it for various experiments. The letter also suggests that a similar device might be quite useful for Brunel.
Date3 September 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent2 pages
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