"Collection of rules for Navigation selected principally for the pupils attending Mr Crawford's school in Leith. 1817." Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS.9354

Dates

  • 1817. (Creation)

Extents

  • 74 Leaves (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    A copy of J G Crawford's rules, probably by Captain Henry Harper, who served his apprenticeship from 1832 to 1837. It is followed (folio 46 verso) by miscellaneous rules, mathematical calculations, and notes chiefly concerned with the measuring of cargoes for revenue purposes. There are also brief notes on Harper's career (folio 50) and on that of an official in the customs, 1848-1850 (folio 71).

  • Arrangement

    74 folios.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1969.

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