Reference numberMM/8
TitleMiscellaneous Manuscripts Volume 8
DescriptionFurther Board of Longitude papers, following on from MM/7. Papers seemingly accumulated by Sir Joseph Banks.

This volume is mostly made of two topics: Thomas Earnshaw's designs for time-keepers and Joseph Mendoza Rios's tables for Nautical Astronomy.
Extent85 items
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyPapers apparently accumulated by Sir Joseph Banks. Presented by Earl Baldwin of Bewdley 1938.
Related materialSee also: <i>The Banks Letters: A Calendar of the manuscript correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks preserved in the British Museum, British Museum (Natural History) and other collections in Great Britain</i>, ed. Warren Dawson, London, 1958; <i>Sir Joseph Banks</i>, Harold B Carter, London, 1988

And M Boas-Hall, <i>All Scientists Now: The Royal Society in the Nineteenth Century</i>, Cambridge: CUP, 1984, pp11-13
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