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Board of Longitude

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from Charles Moody to George Gilpin, 1806-01-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 384
Scope and Contents

In which Moody states that the Board of Longitude had not given his plan and apparatus for longitude the attention it merited. He re-informs them that his son had tested out his plan while at sea on a voyage from Shields to Memel and back, and submits figures for latitude and longitude from the voyage.

Dates: 1806-01-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Charles Moody to the Board of Longitude, 1801-08-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 377-377a
Scope and Contents

Informing the Board that he had sent an improved version of his plan for finding longitude.

Dates: 1801-08-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Charles Moody to the Board of Longitude, 1802-02-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 378-379
Scope and Contents

Enquiring whether they had received a plan and apparatus for finding longitude which he had sent via Captain Simoy of the London Packet of Sunderland.

Dates: 1802-02-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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