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Earnshaw, Thomas, 1749 - 1829 (maker of watches and chronometers)

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Sketches of islands 'discovered', rough calculations and tables, 1791 - 1792

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/62: 71*r-150v
Scope and Contents

Set of rough astronomical calculations, with tables, notes, and sketches of islands ‘discovered’; the islands are unnamed, although reference points are sometimes given, such as ‘Island A’ [RGO 14/62: 141*v], or ‘Bay at C’ [RGO 14/62: 79v]. Interspersed among the notes are occasional doodles by Gooch [RGO 14/62: 88v], [RGO 14/62: 124r], and translations of [Polynesian] words [RGO 14/62: 124r], [RGO 14/62: 126-127], [RGO 14/62: 141*v].
Some pages are inverted in the volume.

Dates: 1791 - 1792

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