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Croker, John Wilson, 1780 - 1857 (politician and essayist)

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Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from D.J. Thomson to John Wilson Croker, 1821-11-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/41: 158-159
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Originally enclosing the essay at [RGO 14/41: 160-168] which he had received from Hanover.

Dates: 1821-11-02
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Letter from Edward Fairfax to John Wilson Croker, 1818-06-29

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/41: 120-121
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Letter from Henry Goulburn to John Wilson Croker, 1820-10-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 40-41
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Informing Croker that the Governor of the Cape had been instructed to allot a suitable piece of land for the purpose of erecting the Cape Observatory.

Dates: 1820-10-09
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Letter from John Croker to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-02-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 57-58
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Includes accounts of the rates of chronometers, reports on chronometer trials, and eleven related letters.

Dates: 1823-02-05
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Letter from John Croker to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-02-25

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 59-60a
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Includes accounts of the rates of chronometers, reports on chronometer trials, and eleven related letters.

Dates: 1823-02-25
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Letter from John Croker to [Dr Thomas Young?], 1823-04-25

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 75
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Includes accounts of the rates of chronometers, reports on chronometer trials, and eleven related letters.

Dates: 1823-04-25
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Letter from John Croker to [Dr Thomas Young?], 1823-04-26

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 76
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Includes accounts of the rates of chronometers, reports on chronometer trials, and eleven related letters.

Dates: 1823-04-26
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Letter from John Croker to Dr Young, 1822-10-14

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 111
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Concerning a letter from Fearon Fallows at the Cape Observatory.

Dates: 1822-10-14
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Letter from John Croker to John Pond concerning bills, 1822-02-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 31
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: 1822-02-12
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Letter from John Croker to John Pond concerning prize chronometers, 1828-07-22

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 97
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: 1828-07-22
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Letter from John Tyrell Baylee to John Wilson Croker, 1824-01-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 21-22
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Concerning his method of finding longitude.

Dates: 1824-01-30
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Letter from John Wilson Croker to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-05-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 41-41a
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Concerning Kater's application to be Naval Hydrographer.

Dates: 1823-05-05
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Letter from Richard Burstal to John Wilson Croker, 1823-08-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/41: 72-73
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Four letters and a report on the merits of Burstal's tables.

Dates: 1823-08-01
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Letter from Sir E.C.R. Owen of HMS Southampton requesting a replacement chronometer, 1829-08-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 190-191
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Sent to John Wilson Croker, and enclosing a return of the rate Arnold's chronometer no. 543 [RGO 5/230: 191].

Dates: 1829-08-03
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Letter from [Thomas Elrington] to John Wilson Croker, 1819-06-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 59-59a
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With an index of names.

Dates: 1819-06-07

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