Bligh, William, 1754 - 1817 (Vice Admiral)
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Concerning the loss of a timekeeper which was left on board the HMS Bounty when the ship was pirated from his command.
The chronometer was to be brought on a voyage under Captain Bligh.
Concerning the heavy percentage required of his son's money.
The letter contains observations of an eclipse of the Sun at Port Jackson, Sydney on 9 December 1806. A duplicate of the letter is at [RGO 4/187: 40b].
The letter contains an astronomical account of a comet observed on 27 September 1807 at Port Jackson, Sydney.
Includes receipts from William Bligh for use on HMS Bounty [RGO 14/13: 204-207]
The series also includes two accounts of the rates of watches by Josiah Emory.
Requests for the use of instruments and letters concerning the return of borrowed instruments, 1783 - 1829
Papers regarding the loan and return of instruments belonging to the Board of Longitude and concerning persons entitled to receive Board publications.