Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Reporting from Rio de Janeiro on problems with his instruments and with discipline on board the Daedalus; transcribed by Sir Joseph Banks.
Sent to Rev. Richard Belward, bursar at Caius College, Cambridge.
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.
Written at sea, describing the 'crossing the line' ceremony performed upon crossing the equator and their touching at St. Iago (Cape Verde Islands), with a drawing of a woman of that island. Gooch also mentions his plan to publish a history of the voyage upon his return.
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