|Title||Letter from Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon, Plymouth, to Dr Thomas Birch|
|Date||27 January 1761|
|Description||On the possible re-routing of the voyage of HMS 'Seahorse' to observe the Transit of Venus in 1761.|
Mason and Dixon again make the case for voyaging to Scanderoon ("...it will make a third Point upon the Earth's Disk of very great advantage to those of St Helena and Greenwich") and end their letter "we impatiently wait the Council's Resolutions".
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|NA1244||Mason; Charles (c 1699 - 1771)||c 1699 - 1771|
|NA2583||Dixon; Jeremiah (1726 - 1782)||1726 - 1782|
|NA8129||Birch; Thomas (1705 - 1766)||1705 - 1766|