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Letter from William Dawes to Nevil Maskelyne, 1790-04-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 300-301

Scope and Contents

Reporting on his work at the observatory in Sydney. He refers to the loss of HMS Sirius and states that the timekeeper [K1] was moved to HMS Supply undamaged. The letter also includes a description of his observatory.


  • Creation: 1790-04-16


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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 16:18:21+00:00

Repository Details

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