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Barrow, John, Sir, 1764 - 1848 (1st Baronet, Secretary of the Admiralty)

 Person

Found in 547 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter concerning two chronometers for HMS Revenge under Captain Sir Charles Burrard, 1823-07-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 108
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1823-07-10
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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Letter concerning two chronometers for HMS Salisbury under Captain William Maude, 1821-12-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 19
Scope and Contents The letter was sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1821-12-11
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 two chronometers for HMS Seringapatam under Captain Samuel Warren, 1822-09-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 65
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1822-09-09
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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Letter concerning two chronometers for HMS Snap under Lieutenant Frederick Bullock, 1824-05-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 181
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1824-05-13
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 two chronometers for HMS Southampton under Captain Peter Fisher, 1829-03-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 142
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1829-03-03
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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Letter concerning two chronometers for HMS Warspite under Captain William Henry Shirreff, 1829-03-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 143
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1829-03-10
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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Letter concerning two chronometers to be received from Mr Thomas Davies, 1821-08-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 3
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1821-08-22
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 weekly reports of government chronometers not embarked, 1824-12-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 230
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1824-12-17
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 concerning who should undertake repairs to chronometers, 1827-03-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 12
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1827-03-01
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 William Lester, 1821-01-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 352
Scope and Contents Letter sent to Thomas Young from Mr Barrow requesting the return of box containing a model of an invention by Lester.
Dates: 1821-01-30
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 enclosing a copy of a declaration to be signed by depositors of trial chronometers, 1834-01-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 217
Scope and Contents Sent by John Barrow to John Pond; for the enclosed letter see [RGO 5/231: 218].
Dates: 1834-01-13
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 enquiring about the cost of repairing the chronometer by Earnshaw damaged while in the care of Lieutenant Slater of HMS Nimble, 1827-03-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 18
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1827-03-29
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).
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Letter enquiring whether Earnshaw's chronometer No. 717 sent from HMS Beaver, under Captain Maclean, had been received, 1822-01-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 30
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1822-01-31
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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Letter from Captain Anthony de Mayne of HMS Kangaroo, Nassau, New Providence, concerning damage sustained by chronometer No.1895 by French, 1825-01-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 252-253
Scope and Contents Sent to John Barrow.
Dates: 1825-01-14
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 from Dr Thomas Young to John Barrow, 1820-07-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 37-37a
Scope and Contents Concerning the establishment of the Cape Observatory and the appointment of an astronomer, an assistant and a labourer there.
Dates: 1820-07-15
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 F. Parkinson to John Barrow, 1822-09-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 410-411
Scope and Contents Originally enclosing the description of a nautical instrument at [RGO 14/38: 412-413].
Dates: 1822-09-04
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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Letter from Fearon Fallows to John Barrow, 1827-04-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 461-462
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters from Fallows to John Barrow, and two related notes from Barrow to Dr Young.
Dates: 1827-04-06
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 Francis Stanfell to John Barrow, 1820-11-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 86
Scope and Contents Originally enclosing observations on the variation of the compass and on Jupiter's satellites by Peter Lecount.
Dates: 1820-11-04
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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Letter from John Barrow to Captain Kater, 1821-09-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 6-6a
Scope and Contents Concerning a treatise and a book of navigational tables by Dr Inman.
Dates: 1821-09-04
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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Letter from John Barrow to Captain Kater, 1821-09-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 380
Scope and Contents Originally enclosing a letter from John George Hartley.
Dates: 1821-09-06
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 John Barrow to Charles Barton, 1823-08-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/37: 303
Scope and Contents From the Item: An essay on his proposed method, with three related letters.
Dates: 1823-08-15
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 John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1829-02-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 228
Scope and Contents Informing him that the Admiralty had authorised the reduction of the observations taken at Parramatta Observatory under Sir Thomas Brisbane.
Dates: 1829-02-20
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 from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1827-11-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 75-75a
Scope and Contents Concerning payment of freight costs for shipping instruments to the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1827-11-07
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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Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1828-06-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 76-76a
Scope and Contents Concerning a letter from Fearon Fallows requesting stationary, copy books and copies of papers; see [RGO 14/48: 77].
Dates: 1828-06-06
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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