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    Re: The time zone of Greenwich
    From: John Huth
    Date: 2011 Oct 30, 17:33 -0400
    This is somewhat tangential, but I found an interesting article from 1793 in London.   It was advice to the users of pocket watches on setting their watches by a sundial.   As I recall, it emphasized the importance of correcting for the equation of time.

    I suppose in that era punctuality began to become an important issue as horology improved.




       
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