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Letter from William Dawes to Nevil Maskelyne, 1788-04-30 - 1788-05-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 281-282

Scope and Contents

Written from the new settlement at New South Wales. Dawes reports on his work there, mentioning the lack of resources and the clearing of land for an observatory. He includes a rough sketch of the observatory.


  • Creation: 1788-04-30 - 1788-05-05


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

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

London [destination]

Original geographic information

Sydney [origination]

Original geographic information

Sydney [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-11-22 14:09:35+00:00

Repository Details

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