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Entries for July, 1772-07-13 - 1772-07-28

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/56: 3r-6v

Scope and Contents

Daily entries, beginning on 13 July when the ship left Plymouth travelling towards Madeira, in company with the Resolution. Bayly begins with an observation on latitudes taken at Drake's Island and Plymouth. His log entries contain many notes on sea conditions, while entries for 22-24 July include lunar observations from which he calculates longitude from Greenwich [RGO 14/56: 5r-5v]. On 21 July he observes that the ship passed Cape Portugal, approaching Madeira on 28 July.

Dates

  • 1772-07-13 - 1772-07-28

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Extent

4 folio(s) (4 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Date information

DateText: there are no entries for 29-31 July.

Original geographic information

Madeira [subject]

Original geographic information

Plymouth [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-06-25 15:37:32+00:00

Repository Details

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