Inman, James, 1776 - 1859 (mathematician and writer on navigation)
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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),...
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Found in: Cambridge University Library / GBR/0180/RGO, Royal Greenwich Observatory Archives / Papers of the Board of Longitude / Correspondence and related papers regarding observations made on voyages of discovery / Dr Inman’s observations at Port Jackson and on a voyage from Port Jackson to [Canton in China]
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