Dawes, William, 1762 - 1836 (astronomer and colonial administrator)
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Concerning the rate of the Board of Longitude's watch; the provision of books; the testing of instruments intended for the observatory; the discovery of damage to a sextant; and his request for an advance of a year's subsistence.
Requesting the advance of a year's subsistence and his request to be appointed to the land service at Botany Bay; also enclosing a copy of a letter from Lord Howe about his appointment.
Concerning a letter from Lord Howe about his appointment to Botany Bay, and his objections to being placed in the marine detachment of HMS Sirius rather than in the land service.
Concerning repairs to a sextant by Mr Ramsden and supplies for the observatory.
Papers regarding the loan of instruments and books to Lieutenant William Dawes on a voyage to Botany Bay, 1787 - 1791
Papers regarding the loan and return of instruments belonging to the Board of Longitude and concerning persons entitled to receive Board publications.
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