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Arnold and Son, watch and chronometer makers

 Organization

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

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Copy of a letter clarifying the maker of a chronometer delivered by Mr Jones of Charing Cross, 1826-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 35v/2
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: 1826-12-10
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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Copy of a letter concerning chronometers purchased and a list of the merits of the trial chronometers, 1822-12-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 10v-11r
Scope and Contents

Written on behalf of John Pond in his absence.

Dates: 1822-12-05
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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Copy of a letter to Captain B. Hall concerning the whereabouts of Arnold's chronometer No. 451, which was issued to him while on HMS Conway, 1823-04-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 12v/2
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: 1823-04-10
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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Copy of a letter to Captain James Scott informing him that a chronometer by Arnold had been issued to HMS Harlequin, 1825-08-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 29v
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: 1825-08-04
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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Copy of a letter to Captain Mackenzie, HMS Superb, concerning the location of two chronometers by Arnold, 1822-06-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 5r/2
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: 1822-06-05
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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Copy of a letter to Captain White concerning a defective chronometer by Arnold, 1824-01-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 18r/2
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: 1824-01-16
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 Commissioner Shields concerning the delivery of a chronometer to HMS Dartmouth under Captain James Maude, 1824-09-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 23r
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: 1824-09-08
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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Copy of a letter to James Inman concerning a chronometer for HMS Hind under Captain Rous, 1822-05-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 3v/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: 1822-05-18
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 James Inman concerning a replacement chronometer for Sir Thomas Hardy, 1822-08-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 8r/2
Scope and Contents

The chronometer was to be delivered by Captain Archibald Maclean of HMS Beaver.

Dates: 1822-08-21
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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Copy of a letter to John Barrow concerning a mistake in the report regarding the whereabouts of Arnold's chronometer No. 332, 1823-10-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 15r/2
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: 1823-10-10
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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Copy of a letter to John Croker clarifying why chronometer No. 501 by Arnold was issued to Captain Moorsom of HMS Ariadne, 1922-08-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 6r-6v
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: 1922-08-16
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 John Croker concerning a replacement chronometer for HMS Sybille, 1827-09-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 41r/2
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: 1827-09-19
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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Copy of a letter to John Croker concerning a report on a possible accident to chronometers 330 and 338 by Arnold, 1823-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 16r-16v
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: 1823-11-25
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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Copy of a letter to John Croker concerning chronometers for HMS Gloucester, to be delivered by HMS Phaeton, 1822-12-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 11r/1
Scope and Contents

Written on behalf of the Astronomer Royal.

Dates: 1822-12-07
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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Copy of a letter to John Croker concerning two chronometers for HMS Spartiate under Captain Falcon, 1823-08-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 14r/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: 1823-08-07
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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Copy of a letter to Mr Scrape concerning the delivery and collection of chronometers by Arnold, 1822-08-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 8r/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: 1822-08-20
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 concerning chronometers for HMS Beagle under Commander Fitzroy, 1831-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 43
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-07-08
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 the delivery of chronometers to Portsmouth by for HMS Confiance under Lieutenant Belson, 1831-05-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 25
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-05-23
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 Captain M. White, HMS Shamrock, to John Barrow concerning a defective chronometer by Arnold, 1824-01-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 157
Scope and Contents From the File:

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.

Dates: 1824-01-12
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 informing Pond that a chronometer by Arnold had been issued to the Observatory at the Cape of Good Hope, 1831-08-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 47
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-08-18
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 querying which ship chronometer no. 397 by Arnold had been issued to, 1833-01-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 136
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1833-01-17
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 reporting on the return and delivery of various chronometers, 1831-06-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 32
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-06-07
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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List of orders received concerning the issuing of chronometers to H M Ships, 1821-07-23 - 1835-07-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 64d(v)-115r
Scope and Contents

A diary of orders, received by Pond, to send chronometers to particular ships, followed by a record of the date each order was completed. This is inverted at the back of the volume.

Dates: 1821-07-23 - 1835-07-31
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Samarang under Captain C.H. Paget, 1831-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 40
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-07-08
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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Printed letter concerning a replacement chronometer for HMS Galatea under Captain C. Napier, 1831-08-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 48
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-08-24
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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