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Latitudes and longitudes of places visited in the voyages of the Thetis, 1794-1797, and the Pallas, 1805, under Captain Lord Cochrane, 1794-02-14 - 1805-12-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 177r-215r

Scope and Contents

A set of calculations of the latitudes and longitudes of places visited on voyages of the two ships, compiled by the astronomer William Garrard. The entries for the voyages form a continuous run; the Pallas voyage entries begin on folio 198r but are differentiated from those of the Thetis only by date.
An index of the places mentioned is provided [RGO 14/67: 214v-215r]. These include (in order): North Bergen, the Bahamas, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia, Bermuda, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Nova Scotia, the Gulf of St Lawrence, Anticosta Island, St Paul’s Island and Quebec.

Dates

  • 1794-02-14 - 1805-12-05

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

38 folio(s) (38 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

Garrard, William

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Bahamas [subject]

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Bermuda [subject]

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Florida [subject]

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Georgia [subject]

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North America [subject]

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North Bergen [subject]

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Nova Scotia [subject]

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Pennsylvania [subject]

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Quebec [subject]

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Rhode Island [subject]

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Saint Lawrence, Gulf of [subject]

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South Carolina [subject]

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Virginia [subject]

Finding aid date

2011-12-17 15:34:37+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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