Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743 - 1820 (Baronet, naturalist)
Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:
Reporting from Rio de Janeiro on problems with his instruments and with discipline on board the Daedalus; transcribed by Sir Joseph Banks.
A diary of work performed on the 'Nautical Almanac' and arrangements for its compilation and publication.
From the ship's departure from the Falkland Islands in December 1791 until its arrival at Nootka Sound in June 1792; transcribed by Sir Joseph Banks from a report by Thomas Dobson.
Informing Banks of a number of discoveries he had made relative to navigation, including the invention of an instrument to determine both latitude and longitude at any time. He requests an interview to prove his discoveries 'by mathematical demonstration'.
Written on behalf of Sir Joseph Banks and concerning a chronometer by Thomas Cumming.
Six letters; includes a letter from the Board of Longitude to Browse outlining their objections to his plan.
Concerning a model of his machine for ascertaining longitude at sea, which he had sent by the Devonshire coach.
With an index of names.
Originally enclosing the paper at [RGO 14/45: 322-326].
Originally enclosing the paper at [RGO 14/45: 331-335].
A photocopy of a letter from Joseph Banks, Spring Grove, near Hounslow, to Davies Giddy, later Gilbert, Eastbourne, 16 October 1816, 4 pages.
Concerning Antonio Maria Jaci.
Enclosing the proposal now at [RGO 14/35: 361-362].
Sent to Sir Joseph Banks.
Marked 'June 5' only.
- ARCHON code (for CUL materials)
- Royal Greenwich Observatory (GBR/0180) 52
- Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 5
- London 26
- Brockdish 3
- Soho 3
- Australia 2
- Camberwell 2
- Lerwick 2
- Paignton 2
- Astronomy 1
- Boston 1
- Botany Bay 1
- Cannock 1
- Cornhill 1
- East Indies 1
- Falkland Islands 1
- France 1
- Hackney 1
- Hadley 1
- Hawaiian Islands 1
- Kirkwall 1
- Longitude 1
- Marquises, Îles 1
- Mediterranean Sea 1
- New South Wales 1
- Newfoundland 1
- Nootka Sound 1
- North America 1
- Port Jackson 1
- Rio de Janeiro 1
- Saint John's 1
- South Pacific Ocean 1
- São Tiago 1
- Tenerife 1
- Time measuring instruments 1 ∧ less
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