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'List of Instruments to be lent by the Board of Longitude for making Astronomical Observations at Botany Bay', November 1786.
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
A circular Protractor, with a Glass having Lines on it intersecting each other in the Center
A Beam Compass Scale of Equal Parts
Copy of Sherwins Logarithims
Copy of Requisite Tables
Copy of the nautical Almanacs from 1787 – 1792 --------