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Board of Longitude

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Found in 388 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from Ezekiel Walker to the Board of Longitude, 1783-07-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 450-451
Scope and Contents From the Item: Six letters and a paper.
Dates: 1783-07-07
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 Ezekiel Walker to the Board of Longitude, 1783-12-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 452-455
Scope and Contents From the Item: Six letters and a paper.
Dates: 1783-12-17
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).
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Letter from Ezekiel Walker to the Board of Longitude, 1824-08-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 459-461
Scope and Contents Defending his claim to be the original inventor of a method of finding longitude by the use of several chronometers at sea.
Dates: 1824-08-10
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 F.M. Fyot to the Board of Longitude, 1782 - 1850

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 615-615a
Scope and Contents Announcing Fyot's discovery of the system of true celestial motion. Fyot was formerly a professor of mathematics at the Royal Academy at Lyon.
Dates: 1782 - 1850
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 F.N. Knipe concerning his instrument for keeping time, 1784-05-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 201-202
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters.
Dates: 1784-05-19
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 Francis Higginson to the Board of Longitude, 1828-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 271-272
Scope and Contents Concerning a newly invented log to facilitate the finding of latitude and longitude by dead reckoning. The letter originally enclosed the paper at [RGO 14/31: 273-285].
Dates: 1828-06-30
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 Francis Sherry to the Commissioners of the Board of Longitude, 1828-02-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 481-482
Scope and Contents In the form of a memorial on ascertaining longitude by chronometers.
Dates: 1828-02-03
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 Frederick Watson Bryant to the Board of Longitude, 1821-09-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 587-588
Scope and Contents Concerning his 'globe celestial chart'.
Dates: 1821-09-27
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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Letter from George Boulby on a time-keeping mechanism, 1820-09-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 387-388
Scope and Contents From the File: Correspondence regarding miscellaneous schemes and inventions.
Dates: 1820-09-18
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 George Boulley on an instrument for finding longitude, 1820-12-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 370-372
Scope and Contents Includes a description and sketch of the instrument.
Dates: 1820-12-14
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).
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Letter from George Burges concerning a method of ascertaining longitude, 1829-01-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 390
Scope and Contents From the File: Correspondence regarding miscellaneous schemes and inventions.
Dates: 1829-01-17
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).
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Letter from George Dippie concerning a universal sea table, 1817-05-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 384
Scope and Contents From the File: Correspondence regarding miscellaneous schemes and inventions.
Dates: 1817-05-31
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 George Margetts regarding his improvements in chronometers, 1796-03-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 208-210
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum experiments;...
Dates: 1796-03-05
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 George Sinclair to the Board of Longitude, 1787-05-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 287
Scope and Contents From the Item: Six letters.
Dates: 1787-05-08
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 Sinclair to the Board of Longitude, 1787-10-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 289
Scope and Contents From the Item: Six letters.
Dates: 1787-10-26
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 G.H. Cresswell to the Board of Longitude, 1828-06-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 49-50
Scope and Contents Originally enclosing a proposal for finding longitude.
Dates: 1828-06-28
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 G.W.U. Wedel to the Board of Longitude, 1822-05-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 394-395
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters and a paper.
Dates: 1822-05-12
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 G.W.U. Wedel to the Board of Longitude, 1826-05-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 396-397
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters and a paper.
Dates: 1826-05-19
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 Harrison Balfour to the Board of Longitude, 1814-11-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 217-218
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters.
Dates: 1814-11-29
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 H.C. Jennings on insulating the magnetic needle, 1817-08-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 204-205
Scope and Contents Letter to the Board of Longitude on his discovery of a method of insulating the magnetic needle to protect the compass from the effects of magnetic deviation.
Dates: 1817-08-12
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 Henry Croaker to Dr Thomas Young, 1820-04-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 104-105
Scope and Contents The letter begins with a table entitled 'truth demonstrated on the laws of equity from Alla to George the Fourth England'.
Dates: 1820-04-09
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 Henry Croaker to Dr Thomas Young, 1820-06-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 106-107
Scope and Contents Containing further observations in verse, which came to him in a dream.
Dates: 1820-06-18
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 Henry Croaker to the Board of Longitude, 1818-01-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 75-79
Scope and Contents Outlining his proposal for finding longitude. Includes a dial table, tables of longitude (for January to December 1818) and a drawing of 'a sun-dial on the perpetual motion'.
Dates: 1818-01-10
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 Henry Croaker to the Board of Longitude, 1819-04-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 93-94
Scope and Contents Outlining his proposal for finding longitude.
Dates: 1819-04-09
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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