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Board of Longitude

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter and proposal from [George] Lindesay, 1826-01-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/37: 356-358
Scope and Contents On a method of finding latitude and longitude at sea in fog by two bearings of the sun, using a fog compass and a chronometer.
Dates: 1826-01-11
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, 1808-01-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 110-111
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file: With an index of names.
Dates: 1808-01-20
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 George Hair concerning a magnetic needle, 1787-06-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 367
Scope and Contents From the File: Correspondence regarding miscellaneous schemes and inventions.
Dates: 1787-06-19
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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Letter from Le Duc Duhamel to the Board of Longitude, 1822-02-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 469-470
Scope and Contents From the Item: Six letters and two papers on his method of ascertaining the exact loss or gain of two chronometers, with a related newspaper extract.
Dates: 1822-02-25
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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