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Letter from the Admiralty re magnetic variations (5 of 7). With copy of Captain Hayes' request for more details and copy of Captain Hurd's letter from the Hydrographer's Office (FLI07) Page 3

-ted for the purpose of
promoting a more intimate
acquaintance with this matter.

I am,
            Your very humble servt ,
        Jn Barrow

[Captain Hayes' letter]

His Majesty's Ship Magnificent
Barque Roads Nov. 6, 1812

        I have had the honor to receive
from the Lords Commiƒsioners
of the Admiralty a printed copy
of a Statement prepared by Capt
Flinders of the Royal Navy
upon the Subject of the variation
of the Magnetic Needle under
certain circumstances of situation
in a Ship, with their Lord=
=Ships command to pay
particular attention thereto, and
as opportunities shall offer to
make Experiments on board His
Majesty's Ship under my

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