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Letter from William Dawes to Nevil Maskelyne, 1787-08-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 267-268

Scope and Contents

Reporting on their progress (the ship had arrived at Rio de Janeiro) and on observations made en route. Dawes also mentions that his cabin was partially under water and that his Requisite Tables had been damaged and needed replacing.


  • Creation: 1787-08-06


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

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

London [destination]

Original geographic information

Rio de Janeiro [origination]

Finding aid date

2012-11-22 11:53:25+00:00

Repository Details

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