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Letter from William Gooch to his parents, 29 Aug.-5 Sept. 1791

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.06.48: 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.


  • Creation: 29 Aug.-5 Sept. 1791


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

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

Biscay, Bay of [subject]

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Brockdish [destination]

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Lanzarote [subject]

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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

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