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Letter to William Wales from John Harrison, Masham, Yorkshire, 1787-05-04

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/13: 1-2

Scope and Contents

John Harrison reports that he no longer has any record of the observations he made as purser on HMS Dolphin of the eclipse observed from Port Royal, Tahiti, on 25 July 1767.

Dates

  • 1787-05-04

Creator

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Extent

2 folio(s) (2 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

Harrison, John

Original geographic information

Horsham [destination]

Original geographic information

Masham [origination]

Original geographic information

Tahiti [subject]

Finding aid date

2013-02-25 15:40:14+00:00

Repository Details

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