Reference numberMM/7/21
TitleLetter from James King, Serle Street, to the Board of Longitude
Date3 March 1781
DescriptionCommenting on errors he perceived in a sextant designed by Jesse Ramsden, whilst voyaging with Captain James Cook on the 'Resolution' and 'Discovery'.
Extent2 sides
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3670King; James (1750 - 1784)1750 - 1784
NA6963Ramsden; Jesse (1735 - 1800)1735 - 1800
NA8183Cook; James (1728 - 1779)1728 - 1779
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