Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58: 166v-172
Scope and Contents
Daily log entries, except for 16-20 May for which there is a single summarised entry. The Resolution was travelling on a course via the island of St. Helena (sighted on 14 May) and Ascension Island. The entries include remarks by Wales on his calculations of longitude [RGO 14/58: 170]. That for 29 May includes a description of Ascension Island: ‘The whole island of Ascension seems to be one great heap of lava or melted matter’; it also recounts the arrival of a sloop from New York, from...
1775-05-01 - 1775-05-31
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