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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 from John Barrow to John Pond concerning the payment of bills for chronometers, 1824-01-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 154
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: 1824-01-13
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 from John Barrow to John Pond concerning the payment of bills for chronometers, 1824-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 176
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: 1824-04-15
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 John Pond concerning trial chronometer rates, 1826-02-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 318
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: 1826-02-21
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 the Admiralty Office, 1822

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/1: 226-228
Scope and Contents

The letter refers to the award of 100 guineas to Dr Franks for his work in determining the longitude of the island of Madeira.

Dates: 1822
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 Thomas Young, 1829-03-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/28: 26
Scope and Contents

The letter requests that John Ulrich's proposed improvements in the construction of a Marine Timekeeper be considered by the Scientific Committee.

Dates: 1829-03-07
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 Le Duc Duhamel to Sir John Barrow, 1827-09-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 475-476
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Six letters and two papers on his method of ascertaining the exact loss or gain of two chronometers, with a related newspaper extract.

Dates: 1827-09-04
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 Lieutenant John Budgen to John Barrow, 1828-05-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/37: 427-428
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Four letters and two proposals concerning Budgen's methods of finding longitude by using altitudes of the sun and moon and of the moon and stars, and his method of finding the apparent time by a single altitude.

Dates: 1828-05-03
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 from Lieutenant John Budgen to John Barrow, 1828-05-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/37: 439-440
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Four letters and two proposals concerning Budgen's methods of finding longitude by using altitudes of the sun and moon and of the moon and stars, and his method of finding the apparent time by a single altitude.

Dates: 1828-05-12
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 Lieutenant William Hewett of HMS Protector concerning the exchange of two chronometers, 1826-07-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 348
Scope and Contents

Sent to John Barrow.

Dates: 1826-07-09
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 from Peter Lecount to John Barrow, 1821-05-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 89-90
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Six letters and a related paper.

Dates: 1821-05-18
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 Rev. Fearon Fallows to John Barrow, 1823-06-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 117-118
Scope and Contents

Concerning his first catalogue of the principle fixed stars.

Dates: 1823-06-20
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 Rev. Fearon Fallows to John Barrow, 1823-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 127-127a
Scope and Contents

Concerning tables and a plan of the observatory and giving news.

Dates: 1823-09-01
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 from Rev. Fearon Fallows to John Barrow, 1824-04-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 149-150a
Scope and Contents

Originally enclosing auxiliary tables; see [RGO 14/48: 151].

Dates: 1824-04-04
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 Rev. Fearon Fallows to John Barrow, 1827-05-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 158-161
Scope and Contents

Enclosing a copy of a letter he had written to Sir Richard Plaskett of the Colonial Office and reporting on his activities at the Cape Observatory from 10 April to 10 May 1827.

Dates: 1827-05-10
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 from Rev. Fearon Fallows to John Barrow, 1827-05-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 162-163
Scope and Contents

Concerning the acquisition of the land adjoining the Cape Observatory; includes a copy of a letter from Sir Richard Plaskett of the Colonial Office.

Dates: 1827-05-14
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 Rev. Fearon Fallows to Sir John Barrow, 1821-09-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 98-105
Scope and Contents

Concerning the best location for the proposed Cape Observatory and including bearings of various points visited in Cape Town.

Dates: 1821-09-05
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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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to Sir John Barrow, 1823-01-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 107-107a
Scope and Contents

Concerning a mistake in his previous report and mentioning that a moth had damaged his telescope, destroying the wires.

Dates: 1823-01-07
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 listing the prices to be offered for various chronometers, 1830-12-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 244
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1830-12-06
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 ordering a chronometer by Carter to be opened up, following allegations that Carter had not made the adjustments himself, 1835-02-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 277
Scope and Contents

Sent by John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1835-02-24
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).
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Letter ordering the examination of all chronometers returned as defective, 1824-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 197
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1824-06-30
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 requesting a chronometer for HMS Andromache under Captain Joseph Nourse, 1821-12-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 24
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1821-12-29
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 requesting a chronometer for HMS Euryalus under Captain A.W.J. Clifford, 1822-01-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 25
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1822-01-12
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 requesting an abstract of the performance of a chronometer by Frodsham, 1830-12-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 246
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1830-12-11
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 requesting the provision of two chronometers to Captain Theed of HMS Scout for delivery to HMS Kangaroo, under William De Mayne, in Jamaica, 1822-02-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 32
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1822-02-16
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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Letter stating that HMS Primrose would deliver a replacement chronometer to HMS Sybille, 1827-09-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 44
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1827-09-21
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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London 93
Portsmouth 61
Plymouth 38
Cape Town 35
Chatham 31

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