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Admiralty

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Copy of a letter from the Admiralty to David Kirkpatrick, 1814-03-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 433-434
Scope and Contents Concerning Kirkpatrick's 'artificial horizon' instrument.
Dates: 1814-03-10
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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Correspondence on chronometers, 1876 - 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/606
Scope and Contents Correspondence on the ownership of, purchase of, loss of, conversion of, and trials of chronometers. There is correspondence with the Admiralty and with many chronometer makers. The volume also includes printed copies of 'Instructions for packing chronometers sent from abroad, or from the outports to the Royal Observatory at Greenwich'; a copy of the rules of the Clockmakers Company governing the issuing of the prizes; two pages extracted from 'Nature', 29 March 1877, concerning 'Ships'...
Dates: 1876 - 1885
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 David Kirkpatrick to Dr Thomas Young, 1826-09-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 435-436
Scope and Contents On finding the longitude by the moon's meridian altitude.
Dates: 1826-09-05
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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