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Observations on the return voyage from Barbados, 1764-08-30 - 1764-10-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/1: 7-back cover (inside)

Scope and Contents

From the File:

A rough copy of observations of major stars made in 1758 and on a voyage of 1764. The volume includes adjustments to the barometer and atmospheric conditions, 1758; calculations of star positions; the longitude of various foreign towns; corrections to the sextant and quadrant; and calculations to discover longitude.


  • Creation: 1764-08-30 - 1764-10-12


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62 folio(s) (62 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

Barbados [subject]

Finding aid date

2013-02-05 15:01:43+00:00


Repository Details

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