Dalrymple, Alexander, 1737-1808

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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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creatorOf OAC Review Index (University of Guelph). The Option - Year '38, OAC Review, v.50, no.7, Apr.-May 1938, p.416-417. University of Guelph
referencedIn Boswell's Life of Johnson : including Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales, edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1464-1897 (inclusive), 1724-1874 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf OAC Review Index (University of Guelph). Animal Husbandry notes / Cameron McTaggart, OAC Review, v.47, no.4, Jan. 1935, p. 236, con't on p. 246-248. University of Guelph
creatorOf Dalrymple, Alexander. Autograph letter signed : to James Burney, 1782 Aug. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf OAC Review Index (University of Guelph). Results of Christmas examinations, 1935 : Second Year Degree, OAC Review, v.48, no.4, Jan. 1936, p. 252-254. University of Guelph
creatorOf Dalrymple, Alexander, 1737-1808. Autograph copy of "confidential communication" : London, "to my attys at leaving England", 1781 Jan. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dalrymple, Alexander, 1737-1808. Three letters to Lord Melville, on discussing Governors Barlow and Minto. 1805-07. Cleveland Public Library, Main Library
creatorOf Tobar y Tamariz, Josef. Plan of Monterey on [sic] California / by Don Josef Tobar y Tamara, 7th December 1786 ; [copied by] George Davidson. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Vol. CCXI (ff. 340). 28 July, 1776-31 Dec. 1777.includes:f. 1 Sikhs: Account of: 1776. f. 1 Cossim Ali Khan: Account of: 1776. ff. 1, 17, 287 Shah Alam, Emperor of Delhi: Reports on him and his dominions: 1776. ff. 1, 17, 287 Delhi, India: Reports... British Library
creatorOf Meek, G. D. Plan of Port San Francisco in New Albion, Lat. 37°13ʹ W. : from a Spanish manuscript published by A. Dalrymple, 1790 / G.D. Meek, 1938. California Digital Library
creatorOf OAC Review Index (University of Guelph). Results of Christmas Examinations, 1934 : First Year Degree, OAC Review, v.47, no.3, Dec. 1934, p. 182. University of Guelph
referencedIn East India Company Manuscript Collection, 1598-1914, 1750-1850 Cleveland Public Library
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Sketch of Port Phillip / by M. Flinders, 1802 ; [lithographed?] Feb 1st 1803 by A. Dalrymple. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Dalrymple, Alexander, 1737-1808. [A chart showing the track of the Bougainville expedition from Tahiti west to the Navigator Islands]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Cooler, Richard M. [Burma photograph and print collection] Northern Illinois University
creatorOf Dalrymple, Alexander. [A collection of views]. University of Cambridge, Cambridge University Library
creatorOf Dalrymple, Alexander, 1737-1808. Papers of Alexander Dalrymple, 1784-1806 [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf OAC Review Index (University of Guelph). Results of fianl examinations, 1937 : Third Year, OAC Review, v.49, no.7, Apr.-May 1937, p. 463-464. University of Guelph
creatorOf Dalrymple, Alexander, 1737-1808. Autograph "copy of confidential letter" : to an unnamed "Sir", undated. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Vincent, William, 1739-1815. Autograph letter signed : "Deans yard," to Alexander Dalrymple, 1799 June 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers of Alexander Dalrymple, 19th century Bodleian Library, Oxford
creatorOf Dalrymple, Alexander, 1737-1808. Chart of that part of Papua visited by M. Bougainville in 1768. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Dalrymple, Alexander, 1737-1808. Chart of that part of Papua visited by M. Bougainville in 1768. Libraries Australia
creatorOf OAC Review Index (University of Guelph). Results of final examinations, 1935 : First Year Degree, OAC Review, v.47, no.7, Apr.-May. 1935, p. 434-435. University of Guelph
creatorOf OAC Review Index (University of Guelph). Results of final examinations, 1936 : Second Year Degree, OAC Review, v.48, no.7, Apr.-May 1936, p. 437-438. University of Guelph
creatorOf Dalrymple, Alexander, 1737-1808. A serious admonition to the publick on the intended thief-colony at Botany Bay [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
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correspondedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Bougainville, Louis Antoine de comte, 1729-1811 person
associatedWith Burney, James, 1750-1821, person
associatedWith Cooler, Richard M. person
associatedWith East India Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. person
associatedWith Forster, Johann Reinhold, 1729-1798. person
associatedWith Meek, G. D. person
associatedWith OAC Review Index (University of Guelph) corporateBody
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associatedWith OAC Review Index (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith OAC Review Index (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith OAC Review Index (University of Guelph) corporateBody
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associatedWith Petherick, Edward Augustus, 1847-1917. person
associatedWith Tobar y Tamariz, Josef. person
associatedWith Vincent, William, 1739-1815. person
associatedWith Zamboni, Karl person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain
Bomorey, Korah
Samoa
Tahiti
Great Britain
Papua
Papua
Subject
Surveyors, Marine--Archives
Manuscripts--English
Discoveries in geography--French--Maps--Early works to 1800
Penal colonies
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Surveyors
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Birth 1737-07-24

Death 1808-06-19

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