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Board of Longitude

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Application from James Stoat for a post in New South Wales, 1818-02-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/12: 428-430
Scope and Contents From the File: Miscellaneous petitions and memorials making requests of the Board of Longitude.
Dates: 1818-02-13
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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Drawings of globe instruments from Edward Chafe, 1785-02-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 39-40
Scope and Contents Two drawings of globe instruments for taking the latitude of the sun and stars, and for finding the longitude. One is made from three overlaid sheets which can be rotated.
Dates: 1785-02-19
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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