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Board of Longitude

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Copy of a reply to David Kirkpatrick concerning his nautical improvements, 1821-08-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 209
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Letters relating to Kirkpatrick's new nonius for quadrants and an instrument to show the true distance in a lunar observation.

Dates: 1821-08-17
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).
 Item

Letter from Abraham C. Hazewinkel to the Board of Longitude, 1828-04-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/37: 383-384
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Paper and two related letters.

Dates: 1828-04-14
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).
 Item

Letter from E.O. Bright to the Board of Longitude, 1799-04-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 101-102
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Two letters.

Dates: 1799-04-06
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).
 Item

Letter from H.W. Ewington of Liverpool to the Board of Longitude, 1826-03-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 591-591a
Scope and Contents

Requesting that they send him 'a few pounds in Confidence'; in return he promised to send a discovery of longitude within fourteen days.

Dates: 1826-03-24
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).
 Item

Letter from Samuel Smethurst to the Board of Longitude, 1786-11-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 516-517
Scope and Contents

Outlining his method of finding longitude.

Dates: 1786-11-27
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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