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Jackson, Port

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 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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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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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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