|Title||Copy of a letter from Joseph Banks, Soho Square, to William Windham MP|
|Date||18 March 1793|
|Description||On Banks forwarding to Windham and members of the Parliamentary Committee his views on the Mudge case (probably the pamphlet by Banks, 'Observations on Mr Mudge's Application to Parliament for a Reward for his Time-keepers, which, agreeably to the Act of Parliament of 14th of George III had been unanimously denied him by the Board of Longitude').|
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 and blamed Nevil Maskelyne for this.
|Related material||See MM/7/100 and MM/7/110|
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|NA8116||Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist||1744 - 1820|