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The Times, March 16th, 1818:

" .... Yesterday, among other ingenious inventions submitted to the Board of Longitude, one, countenanced by the Board, and recommended to the Lords of the Admiralty for immediate trial, is likely to facilitate the object intended in exploring the Polar regions. The merit of this invention is, that it works horizontally and vertically, assuming the magnetic meridian by its own action. The inventor is Mr Lockwood, of the navy.. .....

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