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HMS Providence, sloop (1791-1797)

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Astronomical observations made between Nootka Sound and the Spanish settlement of Monterrey on the coast of California, 1796-05-21 - 1796-06-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 128r-129r
Scope and Contents

Observations taken on board the ship at sea, at anchor in the Bay of Nunez Gaona, and on shore at Spanish Island within the Strait of John de Fuca.

Dates: 1796-05-21 - 1796-06-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Astronomical observations made in Nootka Sound, north west coast of America, 1796-03-17 - 1796-05-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 122r-127v
Scope and Contents

The observations begin with a note on setting up his instruments and include mention that the ship was in need of repair having sprung a leak.

Dates: 1796-03-17 - 1796-05-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Filtered By

  • ARCHON code (for CUL materials): Royal Greenwich Observatory (GBR/0180) X
  • Subject: Nootka Sound X

Additional filters:

Subject
Juan de Fuca, Strait 1
Monterey 1
 

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