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Observations of the going rates of the two timekeepers, 1772-05-06 - 1774-06-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/57/2: a, 1-9

Scope and Contents

Observations of the going rate of the two watches, first from Nevil Maskelyne before the voyage, and then daily during the voyage with signatures from each of the three keyholders, William Bayly, Captain Tobias Furneaux, and First Lieutenants Joseph Shank or later, Arthur Kempe (sometimes signed instead by James Burney, Peter Fannin, Thomas Woodhouse, Robert Browne, Mr Lanyon, or William Hawksey).


  • Creation: 1772-05-06 - 1774-06-27


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10 folio(s) (10 ff.) : Paper

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Finding aid date

2012-07-06 17:10:08+00:00

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