Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Samuel C. Bishop

From Graces Guide

1859 Proposes to line compass boxes or binnicles with gutta-percha or other insulating substance, to completely enclose the compass, and so insulate it from from surrounding bodies. [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1866/06/29 page 469.