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Robert Knopwood's Journal of the proceedings on board the ship 'Resolution' from the first of January 1801 to the 30th of July 1802

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Knopwood, Robert Robert Knopwood's Journal of the proceedings on board the ship 'Resolution' from the first of January 1801 to the 30th of July 1802. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Rev Robert Knopwood's journal of the proceedings on board the ship 'Resolution' from the first of January 1801 to the 30th of July 1802. The ship was under the command of the Honourable A.H. Gardner. Predominantly describes weather conditions, places of anchor, ships encountered. Includes a list of officers; description of places visited such as Brittany, Isles of Glenan, and Port Louis; names of the squadron for the West Indies; table of bearings and distances; and diagrams of an unnamed town, location of places near Governor Keppell's house, Crooked Island Passage, and points of a compass. This Log is kept from 1 A.M. to 12 P.M. each day. - RS 14/5

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Tasmania, social history, Australia, Robert Knopwood, Van Diemen's Land, ship, Resolution, A.H. Gardner, journal
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Copyright Information: This material is subject to copyright protection. Further dealings with this material may be a copyright infringement.
Collections: Royal Society Collection
Additional Information: Royal Society Collection RS 14/5 - transcript available from the Mitchell Library at http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/_transcript/2015/D04924/a1807.pdf#a1807002
Date Deposited: 27 May 2008 05:12
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2015 06:09
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