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Letter from William Dawes to Nevil Maskelyne, 1787-09-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 269-276

Scope and Contents

Reporting on observations made at the Island of Enxadas, Rio de Janeiro. The letter includes mention of a visit by two astronomers from Portugal employed to settle the limits between the Spanish and Portuguese settlements in Brazil.


  • Creation: 1787-09-03


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8 folio(s) (8 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

Brazil [subject]

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Original geographic information

Rio de Janeiro [origination]

Original geographic information

Rio de Janeiro [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-11-22 12:00:31+00:00

Repository Details

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