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

 Person

Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1820-10-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 42-43
Scope and Contents Concerning the establishment of the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1820-10-16
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 from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1820-10-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 48-48a
Scope and Contents Concerning His Majesty's Order in Council for the establishment of the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1820-10-25
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, 1822-07-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 52-53
Scope and Contents Concerning Mr Murray's bill for books supplied to the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1822-07-12
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 John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1822-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 57-57a
Scope and Contents Concerning the building of the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1822-12-10
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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Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1824-03-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 61-62
Scope and Contents Concerning instruments to be supplied for the Cape Observatory (with a list of the same).
Dates: 1824-03-08
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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Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1821 - 1828

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 65-65a
Scope and Contents Concerning instruments for the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1821 - 1828
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, 1821 - 1824

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 66-66a
Scope and Contents Concerning a catalogue of the positions of 273 fixed stars from Mr Fallows of the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1821 - 1824
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, 1826-01-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 67-67a
Scope and Contents Concerning the bill of Mr Murray for books supplied to the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1826-01-31
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 John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1826-11-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 70-71
Scope and Contents Concerning the purchase of a telescope for the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1826-11-07
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, 1821-02-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 263
Scope and Contents Originally enclosing a copy of a letter from George Fisher; see [RGO 14/68: 264].
Dates: 1821-02-27
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, 1823-11-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 81
Scope and Contents From the Item: Includes accounts of the rates of chronometers, reports on chronometer trials, and eleven related letters.
Dates: 1823-11-24
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 from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1820-05-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 334
Scope and Contents Enclosing a copy of a paper submitted by George Fisher; for the paper, see [RGO 14/24: 335-346].
Dates: 1820-05-06
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 Dr Thomas Young, 1821-11-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 395
Scope and Contents Enclosing three papers by Peter Lecount.
Dates: 1821-11-13
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 Dr Thomas Young, 1819-03-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 310
Scope and Contents Originally enclosing the observations by Thomas Hedgcock at [RGO 14/35: 306-309].
Dates: 1819-03-02
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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Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1819-10-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 367
Scope and Contents Enclosing the letter by John Abram at [RGO 14/35: 368-368a].
Dates: 1819-10-18
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 John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1821-05-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 91-92
Scope and Contents Concerning the letter from Peter Lecount at [RGO 14/36: 89-90].
Dates: 1821-05-19
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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Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1827-06-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 115
Scope and Contents From the Item: Anonymous letter and proposal, with a forwarding letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young.
Dates: 1827-06-13
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 Dr Thomas Young concerning Massey's chronometer, 1818-11-22 - 1818-11-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 25
Scope and Contents From the Item: Twelve reports and two letters.
Dates: 1818-11-22 - 1818-11-27
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 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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