Berthoud, Harrison, and Lalande
A Near Myth

by
Richard Watkins



In 1763 Ferdinand Berthoud and Charles Camus went to London to examin John Harrison's marine chronometers. While they were there, they met the astronomer Jerome Lalande, who kept a diary of his trip to England. This article examines these events. It was published in the NAWCC Bulletin, December 2005.


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