|Title||Letter from William Wilbraham to Sir Joseph Banks|
|Date||24 April 1793|
|Description||Informs Banks that William Windham MP has put off the report of the Committee on Mudge's Petition and his motion for a Select Committee to hear evidence on both sides, until 29th 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|