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The Longitude Act of 1714 and the Last Parliament of Queen Anne
Historical literature on the Longitude Act of 1714 has postulated a direct monocausal connection between a British naval disaster off the Scilly Isles in 1707 and the parliamentary enactment seven… Expand
Additions to the Babbage bibliography
When the mathematician Charles Babbage (1791–1871) published Passages from the life of a philosopher in 1864, he included a chronological list of 80 numbered ‘Papers which he has from time to time… Expand