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HMS Providence, sloop (1791-1797)

 Organization

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Astronomical observations made at the Spanish settlement of Monterrey on the coast of California, 1796-06-11 - 1796-06-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 129v-130r
Scope and Contents

The observations begin with a note on the location of his observatory and include mention on 15 June that he had delivered timekeepers Nos. 2 and 56 to the governor, Don Diego Barica, being the property of the late governor.

Dates: 1796-06-11 - 1796-06-17
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 between Monterrey and Karakakoa Bay, Island of O’Whyee, 1796-06-21 - 1796-07-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 130v-133r
Scope and Contents

Observations taken on board the ship at sea, including observations of a solar eclipse [RGO 14/67: 133r].

Dates: 1796-06-21 - 1796-07-05
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 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).

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  • Subject: Monterey X

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Hawaii 1
Juan de Fuca, Strait 1
Nootka Sound 1
 

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