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Letter from William Gooch to his parents, 1791-08-29 - 1791-09-05

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 70-73

Scope and Contents

Written on the first part of the voyage at sea and concluding at Tenerife. The letter includes a description of a storm encountered in the Bay of Biscay and mention of his plans to make Captain New's son and Mr Pitts computers of his observations.

Dates

  • 1791-08-29 - 1791-09-05

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

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

Language of Materials

English

Original geographic information

Biscay, Bay of [subject]

Original geographic information

Brockdish [destination]

Original geographic information

Lanzarote [subject]

Original geographic information

Portsmouth [subject]

Original geographic information

Santa Cruz de Tenerife [origination]

Original geographic information

Tenerife [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-12-18 12:39:06+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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