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Inman, James, 1776 - 1859 (mathematician and writer on navigation)

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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A short account of a voyage from Port Jackson in New South Wales to Canton in China in 1803, 1803

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 235-251
Scope and Contents A narrative account by James Inman of a voyage on board the ship Rolla, commanded by John Cumming, in 1803. The account provides details of the situation of places encountered, and of ‘every circumstance’ of the voyage relevant to navigation. It includes detailed descriptions of many of the places visited and of encounters with indigenous peoples. It also describes the loss of HMS Porpoise and the merchantman Cato, and the role of the Rolla, the Cumberland (commanded by Captain Flinders), and...
Dates: 1803
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 by James Inman, 1802-09-13 - 1804-08-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 177-208
Scope and Contents A set of observations and related tables made by Inman on a voyage from England to New Holland [RGO 14/68: 177]; at Garden Island, Port Jackson and Farm Cove, near Sydney, New South Wales [RGO 14/68: 178r-192v]; on a voyage of the ship Rolla from Port Jackson to Macau Roads in China, 22 September - 5 December 1803 [RGO 14/68: 193r-198v]; and on Inman’s return voyage from China to England on board the Warley East Indiaman in 1804 (with a meteorological journal for that voyage) [RGO 14/68:...
Dates: 1802-09-13 - 1804-08-05
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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