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Transcript: List of Instruments to be lent

Transcript: List of Instruments to be lent

'List of Instruments to be lent by the Board of Longitude for making Astronomical Observations at Botany Bay', November 1786.

List of Instruments to be lent by the Board of Longitude for making Astronomical Observations at Botany Bay
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An Astronomical Quadrant

A 3 ½ Feet treble Object Glass, Achromatic Telescope, by Dollond, with a Micrometer with Oblique Wires, to be further provided with sliding Tubes to steady the Telescope, and a common Wire Micrometer for measuring Differences of Right Ascension.

One right Glass

An Astronomical Clock

A Journeyman Clock -----------

An Alarum Clock -----------

A Pocket Watch, with a Second hand & Ruby Pallets

An Old Sextant by Ramsden

'A portable Barometer

Two Thermometers

A circular Protractor, with a Glass having Lines on it intersecting each other in the Center

A Beam Compass Scale of Equal Parts

Square ?

Books.

Gardiners Logorithims

Copy of Sherwins Logarithims

Copy of Requisite Tables

Copy of the nautical Almanacs from 1787 – 1792 --------