Reference numberMM/8/67
TitleLetter from Nevil Maskelyne, Soho Square, to Sir Joseph Banks
Date26 May 1809
DescriptionInforming Banks that the Committee on Thomas Earnshaw's petition have finished receiving evidence and will make their report to the House of Commons in a few days. He himself gave a statement he had received from Captain William Bligh that in eight instances the watches made by Arnold went better than the two others made by Earnshaw, and only in one instance did Earnshaw's go best.
Extent1 side
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5553Maskelyne; Nevil (1732 - 1811)1732 - 1811
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); naturalist1744 - 1820
NA7421Bligh; William (1754 - 1817)1754 - 1817
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