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Reference numberL&P/1/121
LevelItem
TitleLetter, 'Observations on board HMS Furnace, Churchill River, Hudson's Bay, and at Prince of Wales Fort, Churchill River, in 1741 and 1742' from Christopher Middleton to Hans Sloane
Date1742
DescriptionIncludes covering letter to President of the Royal Society

Subject: Navigation

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'The effects of cold; together with observations of the longitude, latitude, and declination of the magnetic needle, at prince of wales’s fort, upon Churchill- River in Hudson’s bay, North America; by Capt. Christopher Middleton, F. R. S. Commander of his Majesty’s Ship Furnace, 1741-2'.

Read 28 October 1742.
Extent16p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1742.0040
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5183Middleton; Christopher (- 1770) - 1770
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
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