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Letter from William Dawes to Nevil Maskelyne, 1787-01-16

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 241-244

Scope and Contents

Concerning the rate of the Board of Longitude's watch; the provision of books; the testing of instruments intended for the observatory; the discovery of damage to a sextant; and his request for an advance of a year's subsistence.

Dates

  • 1787-01-16

Creator

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Extent

2 folio(s) (2 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Original geographic information

Botany Bay [subject]

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Original geographic information

Portsmouth [origination]

Original geographic information

Sydney [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-11-22 09:58:32+00:00

Repository Details

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