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Correspondence regarding the recalculation of observations made on HMS Investigator, 1811 - 1814

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 38-67

Scope and Contents

Seventeen letters from Captain Matthew Flinders, his brother Lieutenant Samuel Ward Flinders, the astronomer John Crosley, Captain Thomas Hurd and the Astronomer Royal, John Pond. Also included are copies of relevant minutes of the Board of Longitude, a proposal by Captain Flinders that the whole of the calculations for the voyage should be calculated, and a petition by Samuel Ward Flinders for remuneration for work he had done on the observations.


  • 1811 - 1814

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35 folio(s) (35 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials



Flinders, Matthew; Flinders, Samuel Ward; Pond, John; Hurd, Thomas; Crosley, John

Finding aid date

2011-12-17 15:38:14+00:00


Repository Details

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