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Board of Longitude

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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from José Victorino dos Santos e Souza Mattos, 1827-07-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 370-371
Scope and Contents Informing the Board of Longitude that he had sent a printed copy (in Portuguese) of his 'theory of the universe founded on the fluctuation of the satellites and the anti-gravitation of the sun'. He also mentions that as a Portuguese national he had studied astronomy in Europe, and laments the difficulty of pursuing it in Brazil.
Dates: 1827-07-04
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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Letter from José Victorino dos Santos e Souza Mattos, 1827-08-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 372-372a
Scope and Contents Originally enclosing further sections of his work for the consideration of the Board of Longitude.
Dates: 1827-08-18
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 José Victorino dos Santos e Souza Mattos, 1827-09-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/53: 149-150
Scope and Contents From the Item: Letter and proposal.
Dates: 1827-09-20
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 José Victorino dos Santos e Souza Mattos to the Board of Longitude, 1828-06-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 105-105a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file: With an index of names.
Dates: 1828-06-05
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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