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Found in 322 Collections and/or Records:

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Harton pendulum experiments, 1854 - 1877

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/212
Scope and Contents Correspondence, letters A-L, regarding pendulum experiments at Harton, including a letter to the Academie des Sciences, correspondence with the Admiralty, and correspondence with, among others, J. Anderson, G.A. Biddell, J.R. Hind, R.C. Carrington, Professor J. Challis, G.S. Criswick, E. Dunkin, W. Ellis, Professor M. Faraday, J. Glaisher, E. Green, Sir John Herschel, Lt Col. James and M.J. Johnson.
Dates: 1854 - 1877
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 and proposal sent from Thomas Johnstone to the Admiralty, 1806-04-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 249-250
Scope and Contents From the Item: Four letters and a proposal.
Dates: 1806-04-24
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 book containing outgoing correspondence, 1782 - 1810

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/9
Scope and Contents Outgoing correspondence regarding many astronomical and nautical subjects, including accounts with printers, the production of the 'Nautical Almanac', expeditions to Australia, a reward for a method of making glass of a sufficient quality for instruments, the trial of various timepieces and their employment on board Royal Navy vessels, replies to projectors proposing various methods of finding longitude at sea, and instructions for astronomers (including William Gooch on board the Daedalus [RGO...
Dates: 1782 - 1810
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 comparative trials of the sounding instruments of Burt and Massey, 1814-03-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 173
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from the Admiralty Office to Sir John Barrow [Second Secretary of the Admiralty] containing an extract from the proceedings of the Board of Longitude, requesting that the Admiralty arrange a comparative trial of the sounding instruments of Peter Burt and Edward Massey.
Dates: 1814-03-08
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 concerning Edward Massey, 1811 - 1815

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 122-123
Scope and Contents Letter to Captain Thomas Hurd from the Admiralty Office on behalf of [Charles Philip] Yorke, First Lord of the Admiralty, originally enclosing a letter and memorial from Massey to be laid before the Board.
Dates: 1811 - 1815
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 Christian Siemers to the Admiralty, 1815-04-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 329-330
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters; one of which bears a note on the reverse that his proposal was rejected [RGO 14/38: 332v].
Dates: 1815-04-12
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 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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Letter from H.C. Jennings on the log glass, 1817-09-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 206-207
Scope and Contents Letter to the Lord Commissioners of the Admiralty originally enclosing his observations on improvements to the log glass, log reel and log-ship, and observations on the compass. The enclosures are at [RGO 14/31: 201-203].
Dates: 1817-09-30
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 James Haviland to the Admiralty, 1820-03-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 364-365
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters from Haviland on an invention by his friend (unnamed); with a related letter from John Barrow.
Dates: 1820-03-13
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 John Barrow to the Admiralty Office, 1822

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/1: 226-228
Scope and Contents The letter refers to the award of 100 guineas to Dr Franks for his work in determining the longitude of the island of Madeira.
Dates: 1822
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 Croker to Dr Thomas Young, 1819-06-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 26-27
Scope and Contents Concerning the superintendence of chronometers given to the Hydrographer.
Dates: 1819-06-20
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 George Hartley to the Admiralty, 1821-09-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 382-383
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters from Hartley, with two related letters from John Barrow and [Henry Kater].
Dates: 1821-09-03
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 George Hartley to the Admiralty, 1823-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 418-419
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters.
Dates: 1823-04-15
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 Joseph Emmanuel Pellizer to the Board of the Admiralty, 1801-09-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/53: 130-131
Scope and Contents Outlining his 'new and good method of finding the longitude'.
Dates: 1801-09-20
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 Mark Standerwick to the Admiralty, 1805-06-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 238
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters concerning a new instrument for ascertaining longitude, of which he had made a model.
Dates: 1805-06-06
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 the Admiralty Office to Edward Massey, 1815-06-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 139
Scope and Contents Informing Massey that his memorial and letter on his perpetual log and sounding machine had been presented to the Commissioners of Longitude.
Dates: 1815-06-02
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 Thomas Hedgcock to the Lord Commissioners of the Admiralty, 1819-10-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 304-305
Scope and Contents From the Item: 24 letters, with related papers and observations.
Dates: 1819-10-31
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 from Thomas Hedgcock to the Lord Commissioners of the Admiralty, 1826-09-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 325-327
Scope and Contents Enclosing an example of his method for ascertaining longitude.
Dates: 1826-09-23
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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Letter from Thomas Johnstone to the Admiralty, 1806-01-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 243-244
Scope and Contents From the Item: Four letters and a proposal.
Dates: 1806-01-25
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 Thomas Johnstone to the Admiralty, 1806-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 245-246
Scope and Contents From the Item: Four letters and a proposal.
Dates: 1806-02-06
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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Letter from Thomas Johnstone to the Admiralty, 1806-03-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 247-248
Scope and Contents From the Item: Four letters and a proposal.
Dates: 1806-03-03
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 William Thompson to the Admiralty, 1817-10-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 151-152
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file: With an index of names.
Dates: 1817-10-03
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 [William] Thompson to [the Admiralty], 1817-09-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/37: 230-233
Scope and Contents Enclosing an example of his method of finding longitude.
Dates: 1817-09-11
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 [William] Thompson to the Admiralty, 1817-10-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/37: 234-235
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters.
Dates: 1817-10-15
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 stating that chronometers should not be withdrawn from public trial without the permission of the Admiralty, 1834-01-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 212
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1834-01-01
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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