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Observations from Captain Cook's last voyage.
Captain Cook's journal of his voyage to the South Seas, including observations of variation of the compass and observations for chronometer rates.
Correspondence on observations.
Seventeen letters from Captain Matthew Flinders, his brother Lieutenant Samuel Ward Flinders, the astronomer John Crosley, Captain Thomas Hurd and the Astronomer Royal, John Pond. Also included are copies of relevant minutes of the Board of Longitude, a proposal by Captain Flinders that the whole of the calculations for the voyage should be calculated, and a petition by Samuel Ward Flinders for remuneration for work he had done on the observations.
Miscellaneous draft letters.
The log book of HMS Adventure compiled by W. Bayly during his passage to the South Seas as part of the expedition led by Captain James Cook in HMS Resolution.
The log book of HMS Resolution compiled by William Wales during the passage to the South Seas under the command of Captain James Cook.
Miscellaneous correspondence relating mainly to methods of finding longitude at sea.
Astronomical observations and calculations made by William Gooch during the voyage of the Daedalus.
Astronomical observations, calculations, etc., made during voyages of discovery.
Observations made on board HMS Adventure during her passage to the South Seas as part of the expedition led by Captain James Cook in HMS Resolution.
Observations made on board HMS Resolution during her passage to the South Seas on the expedition led by Captain James Cook.
Astronomical observations and calculations made during voyages of discovery, including the voyages of the Glatton, 1763-1764; the Providence, 1794-1797; the Thetis, 1794-1797; the Pallas, 1805; and on Captain Cook’s third voyage.
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