|Title||Copy of a letter from Joseph Banks, Soho Square|
|Date||22 April 1793|
|Description||Letter to an MP, most probably on sitting one on the Parliamentary Committee investigating Mudge's petition, forwarding on a letter from Banks to William Windham MP, of the 20th April.|
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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|NA8116||Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist||1744 - 1820|