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Arnold & Dent, watch and chronometer makers

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Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

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Accompanying letter and report listing chronometers under repair by Arnold and Dent, 1831-04-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 185-186
Scope and Contents Sent from Arnold and Dent to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-04-23
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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Copy of a letter concerning a request from Arnold & Dent to demand the attendance of Messrs. Appleton and Buchall at the Royal Observatory, 1835-02-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 63r
Scope and Contents From the Item: Copies of outgoing correspondence from Astronomer Royal, John Pond, and his assistant, Thomas Taylor, at the Royal Observatory. Some of the letters are addressed to chronometer makers. Note that correspondence to more than one person often appears on the same page.
Dates: 1835-02-26
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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Copy of a letter concerning the relative merits of three chronometers [competing for the third premium], 1835-02-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 61a-62r
Scope and Contents The letter reports that the chronometers were not wound up on 22 July, causing Arnold & Dent's to go down.
Dates: 1835-02-09
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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Copy of a letter from Arnold & Dent concerning improvements to and trials of chronometers, 1832-05-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 93
Scope and Contents Sent to John Barrow; originally enclosed with the letter at [RGO 5/231: 92].
Dates: 1832-05-16
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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Copy of a letter to Arnold & Dent advising the withdrawal of their claim to have the daily rate cancelled on 22 July, 1835-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 61r/1
Scope and Contents From the Item: Copies of outgoing correspondence from Astronomer Royal, John Pond, and his assistant, Thomas Taylor, at the Royal Observatory. Some of the letters are addressed to chronometer makers. Note that correspondence to more than one person often appears on the same page.
Dates: 1835-02-06
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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Copy of a letter to Arnold & Dent requesting that they take no action relative to their claim to have the daily rate cancelled for 22 July [1834], 1835-02-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 61r/2
Scope and Contents For a related letter see [RGO 5/233: 61r/1].
Dates: 1835-02-07
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 appealing against request to withdraw claims concerning the conduct of the chronometer trial, 1835-02-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 240-241
Scope and Contents Sent from Arnold and Dent to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-02-07
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 authorising the trial of a clock by Arnold & Dent, 1831-12-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 75
Scope and Contents Sent by John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-12-21
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 clarifying the whereabouts of chronometers by Brockbank and Arnold & Dent, 1835-04-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 299
Scope and Contents Sent by A.B. Becher to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-04-25
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 complaining of a violation of the declaration by J. S. Eiffe, 1833-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 227
Scope and Contents Sent from Arnold and Dent to John Pond.
Dates: 1833-12-31
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 concerning repairs to chronometers to be carried out by Messrs. Arnold & Dent, 1831-08-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 53
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-08-26
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 concerning the daily rates of six chronometers by Arnold & Dent, 1833-10-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 181
Scope and Contents Sent by John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1833-10-02
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 concerning the delivery of chronometers to Captain Hewett and Mr Dent, 1835-04-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 295
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-04-04
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 concerning the purchase of chronometers, 1834-04-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 236
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1834-04-03
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 concerning the trial of twelve chronometers by Arnold & Dent, 1832-05-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 92
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond; originally enclosing the letter at [RGO 5/231: 93].
Dates: 1832-05-17
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 confirming attendance at an investigatory meeting on 2 March 1835, 1835-02-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 245
Scope and Contents Sent from Arnold and Dent to John Pond. The letter also requests the attendance of Messrs Henry Appleton, and Birchell.
Dates: 1835-02-26
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 listing Arnold chronometers returned by Captain Beaufort, 1834-01-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 228
Scope and Contents Sent from Arnold and Dent to Thomas Taylor.
Dates: 1834-01-06
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 listing chronometers to be received into the Royal Observatory and requesting an account of their rates, 1835-03-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 291
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-03-07
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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Letter reporting on anticipated variation in rates to chronometers following experiment with magnets, 1833-01-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 215
Scope and Contents Sent from Arnold and Dent to Thomas Taylor. The chronometers listed are Nos. 274, 582, 600, 605, 606, 608, 615 and 657.
Dates: 1833-01-14
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 reporting on condition of chronometer No. 296 and cost of repair, 1831-08-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 201
Scope and Contents Sent from Arnold & Dent to Captain Francis Beaufort.
Dates: 1831-08-25
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 reporting on condition of Parkinson & Frodsham chronometer No. 699 and cost of repair, 1831-08-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 200
Scope and Contents Sent from Arnold & Dent to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-08-20
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 reporting on repairs to Dent chronometer No. 2 and Arnold chronometer No. 578, 1831-05-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 191
Scope and Contents Sent rom Arnold and Dent to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-05-30
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 reporting on the condition of several chronometers and the cost of repair, 1835-03-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 251-252
Scope and Contents Sent from Arnold and Dent to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-03-19
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 reporting repairs required for several chronometers and costs, 1832-10-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 212
Scope and Contents Sent from Arnold & Dent to John Pond. Includes reference to chronometer Nos. 255, 320, 322, 326, 338 (Arnold), 368, 417, 508 (Earnshaw), 557 and 578 (Earnshaw).
Dates: 1832-10-04
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 requesting permission to carry out magnetic experiments on chronometers, 1832-12-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 214
Scope and Contents Sent from Arnold and Dent to John Pond.
Dates: 1832-12-17
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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