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Flinders, Matthew, 1774 - 1814 (naval officer and hydrographer)

 Person

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Account by James Inman of his work as astronomer, 1803 - 1804

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 175-176
Scope and Contents

The account relates to the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain Flinders and observations taken by Inman at Port Jackson. It includes details of problems Inman had with his equipment.

Dates: 1803 - 1804
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Mathew Flinders, 1802-05-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 17-18
Scope and Contents

Letter sent to Nevil Maskelyne from HMS Investigator at Port Jackson, concerning observations he had made on the voyage; for the observations, see [RGO 14/68: 15-16].

Dates: 1802-05-25
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Observations, 1801-12-12 - 1802-05-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 15-16
Scope and Contents

Set of observations taken by Flinders, with reference made to Princess Royal Harbour (King George Sound), Port Jackson, New Holland, Port Phillip, and Kangaroo Island. Originally enclosed in a letter from Flinders to Nevil Maskelyne [RGO 14/68: 17-18].

Dates: 1801-12-12 - 1802-05-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Schedule of instruments, books and charts belonging to the Board of Longitude, 1803-10-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 173-174
Scope and Contents

Schedule of items delivered by Captain Flinders to James Inman at Port Jackson, New South Wales, on 26 July 1803 and at Wreck Reef on 8 October 1803.

Dates: 1803-10-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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