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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 5

some clue for unravelling the
Mystery in which it, at present
appears to be involved; his
arguments on the Subject in
question although perhaps not
quite correct may tend very
much to the Elucidation of it.
        I have therefore to request
that their Lordships will have
the goodneƒs to order me to be
furnished with the remarks
made by Captain Flinders, or
at least with his opinion relative
to the great difference of the
exceƒs of variation in the
Helder Frigate, and Raisonable
64 armed en flute the former
giving 13° 3' and the latter only
0° 42' while both were at the

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