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French, James Moore, fl1808 - 1842 (chronometer maker)

 Person

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

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Copy of a letter concerning chronometers for HMS Gloucester and listing the top four chronometers from the last annual trials, 1826-05-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 34r
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: 1826-05-02
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 concerning chronometers purchased and a list of the merits of the trial chronometers, 1822-12-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 10v-11r
Scope and Contents

Written on behalf of John Pond in his absence.

Dates: 1822-12-05
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 to John Croker concerning the prices of various chronometers being purchased, 1824-04-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 22r
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: 1824-04-02
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 to John Croker concerning the purchase of a chronometer by French for Captain Martin, 1826-06-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 34a/2
Scope and Contents

This page is loosely inserted in the volume.

Dates: 1826-06-22
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 reporting on the cause of damage done to a chronometer by French issued to Captain de Mayne, 1825-04-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 26r-26v
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: 1825-04-06
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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Copy of a letter to John Croker requesting permission to purchase a chronometer by French for Captain Hope of HMS Brisk, 1826-01-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 31a(v)
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: 1826-01-10
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 Mr French awarding him two premiums for the annual chronometer trials, 1825-05-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 34a/1
Scope and Contents

This page is loosely inserted in the volume.

Dates: 1825-05-15
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 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 for HMS Brisk, 1826-01-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 312
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Croker to John Pond.

Dates: 1826-01-10
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 a chronometer for HMS Rifleman, 1823-10-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 130
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1823-10-04
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 concerning a chronometer issued to HMS Egeria under Captain Roberts, 1823-05-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 98
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1823-05-08
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 concerning a defective chronometer issued to Rear Admiral Gage of HMS Java, 1828-02-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 75
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Croker to John Pond.

Dates: 1828-02-29
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 concerning a replacement chronometer for HMS Herald, 1830-05-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 209
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1830-05-20
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 Kangaroo under Captain de Mayne, 1825-02-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 240
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-02-01
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 report by French on the state of his chronometer No.1845, 1824-10-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 218
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Croker to John Pond.

Dates: 1824-10-06
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 concerning a report on damage sustained by chronometer No.1895 by French, issued to Captain de Mayne of HMS Kangaroo, 1825-03-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 251
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-03-19
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 cause of damage to chronometer No. 1895, 1824-09-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 10
Scope and Contents

Sent from James Moore French to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1824-09-30
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 concerning payment to Mr French for a chronometer issued to HMS Parthian under Captain Henry Byam Martin, 1826-06-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 342
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1826-06-23
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 delivery of chronometers by French to Captain Back for his Arctic expedition, 1833-02-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 141
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1833-02-08
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 concerning the proposed purchase of chronometer No. 720, 1824-04-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 8
Scope and Contents

Sent from James Moore French to John Pond.

Dates: 1824-04-24
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 concerning the repair of chronometer Nos. 3093 and 3063, 1825-11-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 34
Scope and Contents

Sent from James Moore French to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1825-11-28
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 trial of two chronometers by French, 1831-11-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 68
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-11-17
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 the whereabouts of chronometers by French and procedures for recording the issuing of chronometers to H M Ships, 1830-01-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 192
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1830-01-21
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 confirming delivery of French chronometer nos. 1895 and 4300, 1829-03-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 100
Scope and Contents

The letter also confirms receipt of Arnold chronometer Nos. 405 and 421, and Murray chronometer No. 816. Sent from James Moore French to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1829-03-21
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 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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