Marsden, William, 1754 - 1836 (orientalist and numismatist)
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from John Girdley on a rule for correcting the longitude at sea, 1805-03-09
Sent to William Marsden.
Letter from Thomas Johnstone to William Marsden, 1807-06-20
Five letters and a proposal on finding longitude by using the sun's bearing and by the lowest ascension of the pointers encircling the Pole.
Letter from William Marsden, Fort Marlborough (Bengkulu in Indonesia), 1772-11-25
In the letter Marsden praises Maskelyne's 'British Mariner's Guide' and method of finding longitude, and relates his own observations made with a sextant.
Letter from William Marsden to George Gilpin, 1805-03-07
Enclosing a plan for the trial of timekeepers, see [RGO 14/23: 6-10].
Letter to Nevil Maskelyne, 1806-03-01
From Mr Marsden concerning papers from Captain Flinders.