Log entries for 1775, 1775-01-01 - 1775-08-01
Scope and Contents
Log entries are provided from 1 January until 1 August, covering the journey from Tierra del Fuego to the return landing at Spithead, London. Four maps are included. The final entry records that Wales had brought the timekeeper to London in a post-chaise, where he returned it to Nevil Maskelyne, the Astronomer Royal, at Greenwich.
- 1775-01-01 - 1775-08-01
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Finding aid date
- From the File: Wales, William, 1734 - 1798 (astronomer and mathematician) (Person)