|Title||Letter from William Windham MP to Sir Joseph Banks|
|Date||[7 May 1793]|
|Description||He proposes to defer the first meeting of the Committee on the Mudge Petition until Wednesday [8th May] and on that day he thinks it best to talk over the matter informally without calling any persons to give evidence.|
Thomas Mudge petitioned Parliament after his Father's instrument to determine Longitude was awarded £500. Mudge believed it should have claimed the higher sums offered by the Board of Longitude.
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|NA8116||Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist||1744 - 1820|