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Nootka Sound

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Astronomical observations made between Karakakoa Bay and Nootka Sound, north west coast of America, 1796-02-03 - 1796-03-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 118r-121v
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1796-02-03 - 1796-03-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Astronomical observations made between Nootka Sound and the Spanish settlement of Monterrey on the coast of California, 1796-05-21 - 1796-06-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 128r-129r
Scope and Contents

Observations taken on board the ship at sea, at anchor in the Bay of Nunez Gaona, and on shore at Spanish Island within the Strait of John de Fuca.

Dates: 1796-05-21 - 1796-06-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Astronomical observations made in Nootka Sound, north west coast of America, 1796-03-17 - 1796-05-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 122r-127v
Scope and Contents

The observations begin with a note on setting up his instruments and include mention that the ship was in need of repair having sprung a leak.

Dates: 1796-03-17 - 1796-05-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Itinerary of the voyage of the Daedalus, 1792-07-20

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 197
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1792-07-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Letter from Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1793-08-17

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 96-97
Scope and Contents

Concerning the date of his son's death and the payment of his salary, and including an extract from a letter by George Vancouver respecting the sale of Mr Gooch's effects at Nootka Sound.

Dates: 1793-08-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Letter from Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1793-11-12

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 103-104
Scope and Contents

Concerning the bill of sale of his son's effects.

Dates: 1793-11-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Letter from Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1793-12-26

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 110-111
Scope and Contents

Concerning the bill of sale of his son's effects.

Dates: 1793-12-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Orders and memoranda for paper and the sending of copies of the 'Nautical Almanac', 1790 - 1804

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/324: 2r-3v
Scope and Contents From the File:

A diary of work performed on the 'Nautical Almanac' and arrangements for its compilation and publication.

Dates: 1790 - 1804
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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