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Arnold and Son, watch and chronometer makers

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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

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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
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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

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 12v/2
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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
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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

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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
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Copy of a letter to Captain Mackenzie, HMS Superb, concerning the location of two chronometers by Arnold, 1822-06-05

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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
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Copy of a letter to Captain White concerning a defective chronometer by Arnold, 1824-01-16

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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
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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

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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
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Copy of a letter to James Inman concerning a chronometer for HMS Hind under Captain Rous, 1822-05-18

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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
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Copy of a letter to James Inman concerning a replacement chronometer for Sir Thomas Hardy, 1822-08-21

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 8r/2
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The chronometer was to be delivered by Captain Archibald Maclean of HMS Beaver.

Dates: 1822-08-21
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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

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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
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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

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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
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Copy of a letter to John Croker concerning a replacement chronometer for HMS Sybille, 1827-09-19

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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
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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

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

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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
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Copy of a letter to Mr Scrape concerning the delivery and collection of chronometers by Arnold, 1822-08-20

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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
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Letter from Captain M. White, HMS Shamrock, to John Barrow concerning a defective chronometer by Arnold, 1824-01-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 157
Scope and Contents From the Series: The collection contains a complete set of astronomical observation ledgers, with clock error notes, computation ledgers, star catalogues, weather records and correspondence. There are observations of comets, including measurements taken of Encke's Comet, 1828, and Halley's Comet, 1835, and observations of rockets, made with Sir James South in 1831. The papers include Pond's measurements for his work on the proper motions of stars, stellar parallax and other subjects, as well as substantial...
Dates: 1824-01-12
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List of orders received concerning the issuing of chronometers to H M Ships, 1821-07-23 - 1835-07-31

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