|Title||Draft of a letter from Joseph Banks to William Pitt MP|
|Date||16 June 1793|
|Description||Stating the case of the Board of Longitude in the matter of 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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|NA8116||Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist||1744 - 1820|