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The Leighton Seager Quadrant

The Leighton Seager Quadrant

Made of wood with ivory and brass mounts (incomplete), inscribed on an ivory plate:

Made by Jn Goater No 141 Wapping Street


Charles Collins March 17th 1784

On 27th November 1744 John Goater, mathematical instrument maker, was admitted to the freedom of the Company by patrimony as son of Henry Goater, who was made free by redemption on 24th May 1722.

Presented by Sir George Leighton Seager, Bt., CBE, DL,  (later the Rt. Hon. the Lord Leighton of St. Mellons)   Assistant to the Court, who became Prime Warden 1953-1954.


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