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Final letter from William Gooch to his parents, 2 May 1792

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.06.48: 91-92

Scope and Contents

Letter written from O’Whyhee a few days before his death. Gooch mentions his concern upon discovering that he had used a false meridian, and subsequent corrections he had made to his observations. He also mentions his expectations of returning to England in 1794 or 1795.


  • Creation: 2 May 1792


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

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Brockdish [destination]

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Hawaii [origination]

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Hawaii [subject]

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Rio de Janeiro [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-12-19 16:19:40+00:00

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