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Owen, William FitzWilliam, 1774 - 1857 (Vice Admiral)

 Person

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

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Captain Owen on an instrument for taking altitudes by reflexion, 1820 - 1821

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/30: 289-298
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 experiments;...
Dates: 1820 - 1821
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 John Barrow concerning repairs to four hack chronometers returned by Captain Owen, 1826-09-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 35v/1
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: 1826-09-22
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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Copy of a letter to John Croker concerning possible repairs to four hack chronometers returned by Captain Owen of HMS Leven, 1826-09-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 35r
Scope and Contents A related letter (dated 20 September 1826) on the same page is crossed out.
Dates: 1826-09-16
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 concerning a bill for a chronometer by Arnold purchased at the Cape of Good Hope by Captain Owen of HMS Leven, 1823-01-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 84
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
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 concerning a bill for a chronometer by French purchased at the Cape of Good Hope by Captain Owen of HMS Leven, 1823-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 121
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
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 concerning a chronometer issued to HMS Leven under Captain Owen, 1826-12-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 366
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1826-12-01
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 a further chronometer for HMS Eden under Captain W.F.W. Owen, 1827-06-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 31
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1827-06-21
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 concerning a list of chronometers issued to HMS Leven under Captain Owen, 1826-11-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 360
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond; see also [RGO 5/229: 361].
Dates: 1826-11-20
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 concerning a replacement chronometer for HMS Leven under Captain Owen, 1824-12-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 228
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1824-12-07
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 concerning the provision of two timekeepers for HMS Leven under Captain Owen, 1821-10-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 11
Scope and Contents The letter was sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1821-10-11
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 the return of Arnold's chronometer No.1970 from HMS Leven under Captain Owen, 1822-11-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 75
Scope and Contents Sent from [Thomas Hurd] to John Pond.
Dates: 1822-11-20
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 concerning the return of four hack chronometers issued to Captain Owen of HMS Leven, 1826-09-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 353
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1826-09-19
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 concerning two chronometers for HMS Eden under Captain W.F.W. Owen, 1827-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 28
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1827-06-14
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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Printed letter concerning two chronometers for HMS Eden under Captain W.F.W. Owen, 1831-01-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 3
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-01-05
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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W.F.W. Owen's 'Remarks on the chronometer for double altitudes in certain cases', 1813

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/41: 144-154
Scope and Contents Paper outlining the application of the interval of time (as measured by a chronometer) to the correction of the latitude and longitude at sea.
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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