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Board of Longitude

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Found in 388 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from 'J.J.' to the Board of Longitude, 1820-08-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 579-582
Scope and Contents In German and illustrated with two figures.
Dates: 1820-08-17
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).
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Letter from J.L. Mackay to the Board of Longitude, 1818-11-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 367
Scope and Contents Outlining his proposed method of finding longitude with a lunar dial.
Dates: 1818-11-16
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 John Arnold to the Board of Longitude, 1783-11-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 97-98a
Scope and Contents Includes a table of comparison of the rates of his chronometers.
Dates: 1783-11-22
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 John Boyle to the Board of Longitude, 1798-04-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 193-194
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters.
Dates: 1798-04-02
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 John Boyle to the Board of Longitude, 1798-11-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 195
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters.
Dates: 1798-11-07
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 John Burnside to the Board of Longitude, 1827-01-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 592-593
Scope and Contents Outlining his method of finding longitude. The letter was marked by the Board as 'Too ignorant to be answered'.
Dates: 1827-01-01
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 John Carey to the Board of Longitude, 1825-05-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 475-476
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-file : Two letters.
Dates: 1825-05-24
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).
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Letter from John Carr to the Board of Longitude, 1825-11-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/41: 80-82
Scope and Contents Outlining his proposed method of finding latitude; includes a postscript note.
Dates: 1825-11-28
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 John Carr to the Board of Longitude, 1824-02-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 418-419
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters.
Dates: 1824-02-22
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 John Carr to the Board of Longitude, 1824-03-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 420-421
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters.
Dates: 1824-03-11
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 John Carr to the Board of Longitude, 1825-12-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/41: 83-84
Scope and Contents From the File: Correspondence regarding methods for establishing latitude.
Dates: 1825-12-14
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 John Cooper on an instrument for finding longitude without the help of another instrument, 1791-04-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 149-151
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: 1791-04-29
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 John Crosley to the Board of Longitude, 1814-03-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 67
Scope and Contents Concerning his recalculations of observations by Captain Matthew Flinders.
Dates: 1814-03-03
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 John Cunningham to the Board of Longitude, 1790-06-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 65-67
Scope and Contents With an accompanying chart.
Dates: 1790-06-05
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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Letter from John Cunningham to the Board of Longitude, 1790-03-18 - 1791-03-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 68-69
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters and an accompanying chart.
Dates: 1790-03-18 - 1791-03-18
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 John Davies to the Board of Longitude, 1825-03-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 97-98
Scope and Contents From the Item: Four letters.
Dates: 1825-03-08
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 John Fisher to the Board of Longitude, 1805-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 542-544
Scope and Contents Outlining his plan to construct a timekeeper with two sets of hands, for determining longitude.
Dates: 1805-11-25
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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Letter from John George Hartley to the Board of Longitude, 1821-09-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 384-385
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters from Hartley, with two related letters from John Barrow and [Henry Kater].
Dates: 1821-09-09
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 John Hamilton to the Board of Longitude, 1783-10-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 505-506
Scope and Contents Concerning his claim to have found longitude by the use of two instruments and without the need for calculations.
Dates: 1783-10-20
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 John Henry Harris to the Board of Longitude, 1814-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 557-557a
Scope and Contents Stating that he had made 'a valuable discovery of the longitude'.
Dates: 1814-01-22
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 John Henry Harris to the Board of Longitude, 1810-12-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 556
Scope and Contents Stating his wish to claim the reward for longitude.
Dates: 1810-12-29
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 John Hosier to the Board of Longitude, 1809

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 83-83a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file: With an index of names.
Dates: 1809
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 John Lowe to the Board of Longitude, 1791-04-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 187-188
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters.
Dates: 1791-04-07
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 John Lowe to the Board of Longitude, 1791-04-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 189-190
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters.
Dates: 1791-04-08
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 John Malone to the Board of Longitude, 1815-10-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 571-572
Scope and Contents Concerning his 'discovery of the rotundity of the earth' as a key to longitude and requesting an advance of £1,000.
Dates: 1815-10-17
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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