Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
A journal of the situation of HMS Providence at noon during her late voyage on discoveries, 1795-10-11 - 1797-05-16
As shown by the log, by Mr Earnshaw's three timekeepers, by Mr Arnold's two timekeepers, and also by lunar observations. The journal includes a summary of the latitudes and longitudes of 'most of the remarkable places seen in the voyage' [RGO 14/68: 145v].
Astronomical observations made between Karakakoa Bay and Nootka Sound, north west coast of America, 1796-02-03 - 1796-03-17
These include observations taken while at anchor off the islands of Mowee, Woahoa, Atooi and O’Neehow, as well as observations taken at sea and while at anchor in Nootka Sound.
A packet of correspondence with official naval correspondents and a packet of correspondence with the Accountant General of the Navy regarding the expedition for the 1874 Transit of Venus. There are also two letters and various tables regarding the longitude and other results obtained for Honolulu and other parts of the Hawaiian Islands.
From the ship's departure from the Falkland Islands in December 1791 until its arrival at Nootka Sound in June 1792; transcribed by Sir Joseph Banks from a report by Thomas Dobson.
On a new method of observing the sun's altitude at sea.
Concerning his preparations for going abroad and attention paid to him by William Wales, including his advice on suitable clothing and on bringing items to trade for profit.
Set of rough astronomical calculations, with tables, notes, and sketches of islands ‘discovered’; the islands are unnamed, although reference points are sometimes given, such as ‘Island A’ [RGO 14/62: 141*v], or ‘Bay at C’ [RGO 14/62: 79v]. Interspersed among the notes are occasional doodles by Gooch [RGO 14/62: 88v], [RGO 14/62: 124r], and translations of [Polynesian] words [RGO 14/62: 124r], [RGO 14/62: 126-127], [RGO 14/62: 141*v].
Some pages are inverted in the volume.
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