|Title||Letter from George Shuckburgh-Evelyn to Sir Joseph Banks|
|Date||21 April 1793|
|Description||Informing Banks that he has seen Windham who has told him of his design to appoint all the members of the Parliamentary Committee to investigate Mudge's petition.|
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.
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|NA8358||Shuckburgh-Evelyn; Sir; George Augustus William (1751 - 1804); mathematician||1751 - 1804|
|NA8116||Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); naturalist||1744 - 1820|