Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

HMS Hermes, paddle steamer (1830-1854)

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Copy of a letter to Captain Beaufort concerning the order to issue a chronometer by Earnshaw to HMS Hermes, 1831-08-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 53v-54r
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: 1831-08-29
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).
 Item

Letter concerning the conveyance of chronometers to Portsmouth and Plymouth by HMS Hermes under Lieutenant J. Wright, 1832-11-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 127
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1832-11-26
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).
 Item

Letter concerning the issuing of a chronometer by Earnshaw to HMS Hermes under Lieutenant Buchan, 1831-08-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 49
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).
 Item

Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Hermes under Lieutenant Andrew Kennedy, 1830-06-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 216
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1830-06-29
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).
 Item

Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Hermes under Lieutenant J. Wright, 1832-11-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 128
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1832-11-26
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).

Additional filters:

Subject
Plymouth 1
Portsmouth 1
Woolwich 1
 

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.