|Title||Unpublished manuscript, 'An essay on the improvement of navigation by means of new sea-charts and nautical tables' by John Cooke|
|Description||Cooke provides improvements on navigational methods in three parts: one focusing on sailing in sight of land, using charts to navigate; one focusing on sailing on the ocean using charts and numerical tables to navigate; and the last focusing on solving problems in nautical astronomy using numbers only. |
Communicated by Mr [Taylor] Combe. Read to the Royal Society on 26 January 1815.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Related records in the catalogue||AP/8A/6|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA4934||Cooke; John (1756 - 1838)||1756 - 1838|
|NA3167||Combe; Taylor (1774 - 1826)||1774 - 1826|