Dalrymple, Alexander, 1737-1808Variant names
Hydrographer and author. Entered the service of the East India Co., and became a hydrographer in 1779. Through the work of Dutch and French navigators and cartographers Dalrymple was convinced that the southern continent existed. His charts and work were esteemed by the early navigators in Australian waters. A Fellow of the Royal Society.
From the description of Papers of Alexander Dalrymple, 1784-1806 [manuscript]. 1784-1806. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225644314
E.A.P. is Edward Augustus Petherick - see Davidson, Rodney. A Book Collector's Notes. 1970, p. 69.
From the description of A serious admonition to the publick on the intended thief-colony at Botany Bay [manuscript]. [188?] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225333323
Epithet: Member the Madras Revenue Committee
British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001294.0x0003c7
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