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Correspondence regarding applications for a reward by Matthew Flinders and Lieutenant S.W. Flinders, 1801 - 1808

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 14-36

Scope and Contents

Letters, observations and a memorial sent to the Board of Longitude from Captain Matthew Flinders and his brother Lieutenant Samuel Ward Flinders, relating to their claims to have each served in the role of astronomer on HMS Investigator after the departure of John Crosley. Also, two related letters to Lieutenant Flinders from Robert Brown and Ferdinand Bauer.


  • Creation: 1801 - 1808


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22 folio(s) (22 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials



Flinders, Matthew; Flinders, Samuel Ward; Brown, Robert; Bauer, Ferdinand

Finding aid date

2011-12-17 15:37:46+00:00

Repository Details

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