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Board of Longitude

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Found in 388 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from Joseph Shee to the Board of Longitude, 1818-05-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 463
Scope and Contents Explaining that he had now found longitude by means of two methods, both founded on the 'centre of infallibility', one of which involved using a star dial of his own invention.
Dates: 1818-05-27
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 Josiah Emery to [the Board of Longitude], 1791-03-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 193
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters and two sets of rates for chronometers made by Emery.
Dates: 1791-03-05
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 Josiah Emery to the Board of Longitude, 1792-06-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 194-194a
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters and two sets of rates for chronometers made by Emery.
Dates: 1792-06-02
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 Josiah Emery to the Board of Longitude, 1792-12-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 196
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters and two sets of rates for chronometers made by Emery.
Dates: 1792-12-01
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 Josiah Emery to the Board of Longitude, 1793

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 199-200
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters and two sets of rates for chronometers made by Emery.
Dates: 1793
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 Josiah Emery to the Board of Longitude, 1793-03-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 205
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters and two sets of rates for chronometers made by Emery.
Dates: 1793-03-02
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 Josiah Emery to the Board of Longitude, 1794-06-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 206-206a
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters and two sets of rates for chronometers made by Emery.
Dates: 1794-06-07
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 l'Abbé de Pellizer on finding the longitude by transits of the moon, 1789-09-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 363-364a
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: 1789-09-12
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 Lady Harland to the Board of Longitude, 1784-03-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 484
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters.
Dates: 1784-03-13
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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Letter from Le Duc Duhamel to the Board of Longitude, 1827-06-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 471-472
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: 1827-06-11
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 Le Duc Duhamel to the Board of Longitude, 1827-08-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 473-474
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: 1827-08-27
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 Le Roh-Berg-Herr Vousenville, 1798-03-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 165-167
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-file : Letter and printed prospectus.
Dates: 1798-03-30
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 Lieutenant John Douglas (Lisbon), 1800-12-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 113-115
Scope and Contents Concerning the cause of the variation of the compass needle.
Dates: 1800-12-06
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).
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Letter from Linklater to the Board of Longitude, 1823

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 616-621
Scope and Contents Concerning the General Hewitt ship and stores lost in India. Linklater outlines crimes committed by a number of people, including Henry Chalke, postmaster at Diamond Harbour, India, who is described as guilty of murder and of stealing. The letter ends with lines of verse.
Dates: 1823
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 Monsieur l'Évêque (Nantes) to the Board of Longitude, 1783-02-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 61-62
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file : With an index of names.
Dates: 1783-02-27
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 Mr Nash concerning Richard Everitt, 1815-05-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 118-118a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file: With an index of names.
Dates: 1815-05-29
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 [Mr Stendaff?] attesting to the good character of Patrick Leahy, 1822-06-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 214
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters and a proposal.
Dates: 1822-06-19
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 Mr Storer to the Board of Longitude, 1789-12-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 147-148
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file: With an index of names.
Dates: 1789-12-05
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 Nathaniel Cooke to [the Board of Longitude], 1800-12-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 72-72a
Scope and Contents Originally enclosing the description and drawing of his instrument at [RGO 14/44: 73-74].
Dates: 1800-12-04
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 Nicholas May to the Board of Longitude, 1782-12-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 506-506a
Scope and Contents With a note on the reverse by Nevil Maskelyne.
Dates: 1782-12-07
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 Nicholas May to the Board of Longitude, 1782

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 507
Scope and Contents Enclosing the paper at [RGO 14/35: 508-514].
Dates: 1782
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 Norman Sievwright, 1783-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 509
Scope and Contents Letter from Sievwright, a clergyman in Brechin, to the Board of Longitude. A note by Nevil Maskelyne states that the letter did not contain anything deserving of the Board's attention.
Dates: 1783-11
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 P. Carstens Schonegevel to the Board of Longitude, 1811-08-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 162-163
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters, three papers and three newspaper extracts advertising Schonegeval's method for longitude.
Dates: 1811-08-01
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 P. Carstens Schonegevel to the Board of Longitude, 1812-03-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 171-173
Scope and Contents Enclosing an extract of his work on longitude.
Dates: 1812-03-07
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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