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Jackson, Port

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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Abstracts of astronomical observations, 1802-05-26 - 1803-10-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 19-27
Scope and Contents

Made in the years 1802 & 1803 on the coast of New Holland by Lieutenant Samuel Ward Flinders.

Dates: 1802-05-26 - 1803-10-07
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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Account by James Inman of his work as astronomer, 1803 - 1804

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 175-176
Scope and Contents

The account relates to the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain Flinders and observations taken by Inman at Port Jackson. It includes details of problems Inman had with his equipment.

Dates: 1803 - 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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Astronomical observations made between Port Jackson and Karakakoa Bay, Island of O’Whyee, 1795-10-13 - 1796-01-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 109r-115v
Scope and Contents

Observations made on board the ship while at sea, with an additional note on observations taken on 30 November on shore at Point Venus, on the island of Otaheita [Tahiti] [RGO 14/67: 114r].

Dates: 1795-10-13 - 1796-01-02
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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Astronomical observations made in Port Jackson on the coast of New South Wales, 1795-08-29 - 1795-10-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 105r-108v
Scope and Contents

The observations begin with a note on the location of his observatory, which was at Cattle Point, Sydney Cove.

Dates: 1795-08-29 - 1795-10-04
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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Chapter 4 (continued), section 2, 1801 - 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 231v-240r
Scope and Contents

On the manner in which the longitude of the east and north coast of Australia was regulated, and the track laid down for circumnavigation, commencing with the rates and errors of the timekeepers at Port Jackson.

Dates: 1801 - 1805
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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Letter from Mathew Flinders, 1802-05-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 17-18
Scope and Contents

Letter sent to Nevil Maskelyne from HMS Investigator at Port Jackson, concerning observations he had made on the voyage; for the observations, see [RGO 14/68: 15-16].

Dates: 1802-05-25
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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Note concerning William Dawes' manuscripts of astronomical observations made at Port Jackson and Rio de Janeiro, 1798

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 87-88
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Astronomical observations made on Flinders' voyage on HMS Investigator, with an extract from Flinders' memoir and a related letter [RGO 14/68: 70-83]. Also astronomical observations made by William Dawes, with a related note and letter [RGO 14/68: 84-90].

Dates: 1798
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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Observations, 1801-12-12 - 1802-05-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 15-16
Scope and Contents

Set of observations taken by Flinders, with reference made to Princess Royal Harbour (King George Sound), Port Jackson, New Holland, Port Phillip, and Kangaroo Island. Originally enclosed in a letter from Flinders to Nevil Maskelyne [RGO 14/68: 17-18].

Dates: 1801-12-12 - 1802-05-12
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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Observations by James Inman, 1802-09-13 - 1804-08-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 177-208
Scope and Contents A set of observations and related tables made by Inman on a voyage from England to New Holland [RGO 14/68: 177]; at Garden Island, Port Jackson and Farm Cove, near Sydney, New South Wales [RGO 14/68: 178r-192v]; on a voyage of the ship Rolla from Port Jackson to Macau Roads in China, 22 September - 5 December 1803 [RGO 14/68: 193r-198v]; and on Inman’s return voyage from China to England on board the Warley East Indiaman in 1804 (with a meteorological journal for that voyage) [RGO 14/68:...
Dates: 1802-09-13 - 1804-08-05
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).
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Schedule of instruments, books and charts belonging to the Board of Longitude, 1803-10-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 173-174
Scope and Contents

Schedule of items delivered by Captain Flinders to James Inman at Port Jackson, New South Wales, on 26 July 1803 and at Wreck Reef on 8 October 1803.

Dates: 1803-10-10
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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