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Hurd, Thomas, ?1747 - 1823 (Captain, hydrographer)

 Person

Found in 172 Collections and/or Records:

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'A letter of observation, adapted to the explanations of the latitude and longitudinal influence for the use of the Mariner', 1813-08-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 389-398
Scope and Contents

Sent from Richard Benjamin Parker to Captain Thomas Hurd.

Dates: 1813-08-07
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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Charles Jacomb Jr. on perpetual motion, 1813

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/54: 107-110a
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum...
Dates: 1813
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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Copies of three letters from Thomas Hurd to Robert Pringle, 1813-06-05 - 1814-04-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 521-522
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Includes a letter and two printed papers from Jaci (of Messina), four letters written by Robert Pringle on his behalf, and copy replies from Thomas Hurd.

Dates: 1813-06-05 - 1814-04-12
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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Copy letter from Captain Thomas Hurd to Peter Burt, 1814-03-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 174-174a
Scope and Contents

Informing Burt that the Admiralty had been instructed to conduct a comparative trial of his sounding instrument and that of Edward Massey.

Dates: 1814-03-09
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 the issuing of chronometers from the depot at Plymouth, 1823-05-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 13r/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: 1823-05-07
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 from Captain Thomas Hurd, 1812-12-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 64v
Scope and Contents

To [Matthew Flinders?].

Dates: 1812-12-02
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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Copy of a letter from Captain Thomas Hurd to Joseph Shee, 1814-03-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 456
Scope and Contents

Informing him that his discovery of 'a fixed point' was not relevant to the remit of the Board of Longitude.

Dates: 1814-03-05
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 from Captain Thomas Hurd to Samuel Ward Flinders, 1812-12-04 - 1812-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 64r
Scope and Contents

Concerning remuneration for recalculating observations made on a voyage of HMS Investigator.

Dates: 1812-12-04 - 1812-12
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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Copy of a letter from Thomas Hurd to Alex Witherspoon, 1813-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 361
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Two letters from Witherspoon and three copy replies from Captain Thomas Hurd.

Dates: 1813-12-10
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 from Thomas Hurd to Henry Browse, 1813-11-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 314
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Six letters; includes a letter from the Board of Longitude to Browse outlining their objections to his plan.

Dates: 1813-11-16
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 from [Thomas Hurd] to John McGhie, 1813-12-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 281
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Letters and a plan from McGhie, a surgeon on HMS Bustard (includes some duplicates); with two copy replies from the Board of Longitude.

Dates: 1813-12-08
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 from Thomas Hurd to John McGhie, 1813-11-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 282
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Letters and a plan from McGhie, a surgeon on HMS Bustard (includes some duplicates); with two copy replies from the Board of Longitude.

Dates: 1813-11-10
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 from Thomas Hurd to R. Boullanger, 1815-01-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 321
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Includes an unrelated note relating to a payment of £1,200 to Mendoza y Ríos [RGO 14/38: 325].

Dates: 1815-01-26
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).
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Copy of a letter from Thomas Hurd to R. Boullanger, 1815-03-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 324
Scope and Contents

Stating that the Board of Longitude had not approved his method of ascertaining longitude.

Dates: 1815-03-03
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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Copy of a letter from Thomas Hurd to R. Paisley, 1815-03-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 217
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Three letters.

Dates: 1815-03-03
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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Copy of a letter from Thomas Hurd to Robert Gillespie, 1814-12-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 300
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file:

Two letters and a plan submitted by Gillespie to the Board of Longitude, with copies of two letters of reply from Thomas Hurd.

Dates: 1814-12-19
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 from Thomas Hurd to Robert Gillespie, 1815-03-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 301
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file:

Two letters and a plan submitted by Gillespie to the Board of Longitude, with copies of two letters of reply from Thomas Hurd.

Dates: 1815-03-03
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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Copy of a letter from Thomas Hurd to Samuel Grimaldi, 1812-12-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 279
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file:

Ten letters from Grimaldi to Captain Thomas Hurd and the Board of Longitude, with two copy replies from the Admiralty Office and Hurd.

Dates: 1812-12-04
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 from Thomas Hurd to William Forder, 1810-06-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 264
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Four letters from Forder, with three copies of related letters sent by representatives of the Board of Longitude. Also, a plan by Forder for his improvement of timepieces.

Dates: 1810-06-09
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 from Thomas Hurd to William J. Titford, 1814-03-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 285
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Concerning a chart for finding longitude and a method of finding longitude by two proportional quadrants. Includes a letter of recommendation from the passengers and crew of HMS York where Titford's chart for longitude was tested on a voyage to Jamaica in 1813, as well as latitude and longitude figures from a voyage of HMS Mary Ann to Jamaica in 1822.

Dates: 1814-03-05
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 from Thomas Hurd to William J. Titford, 1815-06-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 286
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Concerning a chart for finding longitude and a method of finding longitude by two proportional quadrants. Includes a letter of recommendation from the passengers and crew of HMS York where Titford's chart for longitude was tested on a voyage to Jamaica in 1813, as well as latitude and longitude figures from a voyage of HMS Mary Ann to Jamaica in 1822.

Dates: 1815-06-05
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 from Thomas Hurd to William J. Titford, 1813-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 287
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Concerning a chart for finding longitude and a method of finding longitude by two proportional quadrants. Includes a letter of recommendation from the passengers and crew of HMS York where Titford's chart for longitude was tested on a voyage to Jamaica in 1813, as well as latitude and longitude figures from a voyage of HMS Mary Ann to Jamaica in 1822.

Dates: 1813-12-10
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 to Charles Young from Captain Thomas Hurd, 1817-06-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 322r
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file:

Two letters from Young to Captain Thomas Hurd concerning the deposit of his papers on a chronometer with the Board of Longitude. With two copy relies from Hurd.

Dates: 1817-06-26
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).
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Copy of a letter to Charles Young from Captain Thomas Hurd, 1817-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 322v
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file:

Two letters from Young to Captain Thomas Hurd concerning the deposit of his papers on a chronometer with the Board of Longitude. With two copy relies from Hurd.

Dates: 1817-12-10
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 letter from Thomas Hurd to Captain Dickens, 1817-07-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 68
Scope and Contents

Concerning John Hawkes.

Dates: 1817-07-03
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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