|Title||Letter from George Shuckburgh-Evelyn to Sir Joseph Banks|
|Date||24 April 1792|
|Description||Informs Banks that William Windham MP has told him that he proposes to name his own Committee (on Mudge's Petition to the House of Commons); namely, Pitt, Fox, Gregor, Bragge, Rider, William Windham and Shuckburgh Evelyn. |
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.
With draft reply from Banks giving his opinion on this.
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|NA8358||Shuckburgh-Evelyn; Sir; George Augustus William (1751 - 1804); mathematician||1751 - 1804|
|NA8116||Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); naturalist||1744 - 1820|