Reference numberMM/7/24
TitleFair copy of some resolutions and a sheet of rough notes, from a meeting of the Board of Longitude
Date3 March 1781
DescriptionOn William Bayley preparing an abstract on the observations made on the recent voyage with Captain James Cook and Captain James King on the 'Resolution' and 'Discovery' and on the burning of the Cupola of the Greenwich Hospital, resulting in the loss of the Board's scientific instruments which were kept there.
Extent6 sides
Access statusOpen
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