HMS Gorgon (1785-1817)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Thanking him for his assistance regarding his son, William Dawes and assuring him that the books and instruments would be brought back from Sydney on HMS Gorgon, which had just departed from Spithead with supplies. Dawes also discusses the shortage of food and clothing at the settlement, and recounts William's list of rations at the settlement, noting how they were cut after the loss of the Sirius.
Written on board HMS Gorgon on Dawes' return passage to England and concerning the safe return of instruments from the observatory at Sydney.
Miscellaneous petitions and memorials making requests of the Board of Longitude.
Papers regarding the loan of instruments and books to Lieutenant William Dawes on a voyage to Botany Bay, 1787 - 1791
Papers regarding the loan and return of instruments belonging to the Board of Longitude and concerning persons entitled to receive Board publications.
William M. Dawes' correspondence during the establishment of an observatory at Port Jackson, New South Wales, 1786 - 1792
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