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Log entries for 1775, 1775-01-01 - 1775-08-01

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58: 145v-186

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.

Dates

  • 1775-01-01 - 1775-08-01

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

45 folio(s) (45 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Finding aid date

2012-05-09 09:36:29+00:00

Repository Details

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