Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/150
Scope and Contents
'Journal of a voyage from England to St Helena, Ship Prince Henry, East India Man, Charles Haggis, Commander' A record of the observations and calculations carried out by the astronomer Nevil Maskelyne on his voyage to the island of St. Helena. It is a mix of rough and neat observations from the journey and opens with tightly-packed calculations and notes to himself. This is followed by neatly set-out tables of daily entries which run from 21 January to 6 April 1761 (when the...
1761-01-21 - 1761-04-06
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