Notebook on navigation and nautical science. Edit

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Acc.13897

Dates

  • 1817 (Creation)

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  • 1 Volumes (Whole)

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  • Content Description

    A notebook containing definitions and notes on trigonometry, navigation, celestial observation, copies of ships' journals dated 1817, and some illustrations. Written by James Cook, South Ferry-Port on Craig (Tayport), in 1817. The writer was born in Ferry-Port on Craig on 17 July 1797. He married Catherine Jack in 1819, and three of their children (Thomas, b. 1822, Jean (b. and d. 1825) and Catharine (b. 1825) are listed at the back.

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