Reference numberMM/10/111
TitleEstimate by Nevil Maskelyne of the probable expense of journey to and staying at St Helena to observe the Transit of Venus of 1761
Date5 August 1760
DescriptionEstimate of expences for a years residence at St Helena, and for the voyage going and returning. Includes 6 shillings per day for one year, Liquers at 5 pence per day for a year, washing at 9 pence per day, other incidental expences at 18 pence per day. Total amount £291 16s 3d.

In Maskelyne's hand.
Extent1 sheet
Physical descriptionPaper, ink
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5553Maskelyne; Nevil (1732 - 1811)1732 - 1811
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