Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
The Royal Observatory Admiralty chronometers account book recording payments made to chronometer makers.
Admiralty papers sent to Pond concerning the fitting out of H M Ships with chronometers.
Printed accounts of the weekly sums of the daily rates of chronometers selected for purchase by the Admiralty and on trial at the Royal Observatory between August 1840 and August 1865, including an abstract of the principal changes of rate. The item for 1842 and 1843 includes an appendix to the report.
Printed accounts of the rates of chronometers on annual trial at the Royal Observatory with a view to purchase by the Admiralty, 1866 and 1887-1889.
Printed accounts of the rates of chronometers on annual trial at the Royal Observatory between the months of July to January in the years 1889-1904 and between June to January during 1904-1908, with a view to their purchase by the Admiralty.
Printed accounts of the rates of box and pocket chronometers on annual trial at the Royal Observatory during 1908-1914 with a view to their purchase by the Admiralty. There are annual rates for box chronometers during June-January and for pocket chronometers during August-November.
Printed account of the rates of box chronometers on trial at the Royal Observatory during June 1914 to January 1915 with a view to their purchase by the Admiralty.
Correspondence between the Admiralty Office and the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, requesting the loan of chronometers for H M Ships. The principal recipient is John Pond; the principal correspondent is John Barrow. Other correspondents include John Croker, Richard S. Dundas, G. Smith, John Franklin and Sir William Edward Parry.
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