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Cox, W C, fl1823 - 1831 (agent to John Arnold & Son, superintendent of chronometers at Devonport)

 Person

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

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Copy of a letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Tribune, 1824-01-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 152
Scope and Contents

Sent from Admiral Alexander Cochrane to Mr Cox, agent to Mr Arnold.

Dates: 1824-01-09
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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Copy of a letter from W.C. Cox to John Croker about setting up a depot for chronometers at Devonport, 1825-03-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 266-267
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: 1825-03-27
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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Copy of a letter supporting Mr Cox's proposal to establish a depot for chronometers at Devonport and his installment as superintendent, 1825-05-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 28r-28v
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: 1825-05-06
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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Copy of a letter to Commissioner Shields requesting that Arnold's chronometer No. 315 be delivered to HMS Helicon under Commander Ackland instead of to HMS Vigilant, as previously ordered, 1825-09-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 30v/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: 1825-09-13
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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Copy of a letter to Commissioner Shields requesting the return of chronometers to Mr Cox at Devonport as previously practised, 1829-01-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 47a
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: 1829-01-20
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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Copy of a letter to G. Smith concerning practical arrangements for the appointment of Mr Cox as superintendent of government chronometers at Devonport, 1825-12-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 31r/2
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: 1825-12-29
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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Copy of a letter to James Inman requesting a chronometer for HMS Terror under Commander W. Fletcher, 1828-01-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 42r/1
Scope and Contents

The letter also concerns the delivery of a chronometer by McCabe to Greenwich.

Dates: 1828-01-14
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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Copy of a letter to John Barrow about whether or not Mr Cox had been ordered to issue a chronometer to HMS Victor for conveyance to HMS Druid, 1827-11-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 41v/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: 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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Copy of a letter to John Croker concerning the delivery of chronometers to the depot at Devonport, 1826-02-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 32r
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: 1826-02-22
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 originally enclosing a letter from Mr Cox, 1825-11-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 31r/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: 1825-11-03
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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Copy of a letter to John Croker requesting that two chronometers in need of repair at Devonport could be sent to a locally based chronometer maker, 1827-02-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 36r
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: 1827-02-17
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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Copy of a letter to John Roger Arnold concerning a chronometer for HMS Cyrene under Captain Percy Grace, 1822-02-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 2r/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: 1822-02-27
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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Copy of a letter to Mr Cox concerning his proposed role as superintendent of the chronometer depot at Devonport, 1825-07-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 29r
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: 1825-07-12
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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Copy of a letter to Mr Cox ordering chronometers for HMS Java under Captain J. Wilson and HMS Genoa under Captain Burthurst, and the delivery of Porthouse No.6279 to Greenwich, 1826-02-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 33r
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: 1826-02-25
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 concerning a chronometer by Arnold for HMS Hyacinth under Captain R.M. Jackson, 1829-11-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 180
Scope and Contents

Sent from Alexander Becher to John Pond.

Dates: 1829-11-13
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 concerning a report by Mr Cox on damage done to a chronometer by Porthouse, 1826-04-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 333
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1826-04-27
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 concerning an allowance to be made to Mr Cox for taking charge of government chronometers at Devonport, 1825-11-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 301
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-11-11
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 an allowance to be paid to Mr Cox for taking charge of government chronometers at Devonport, 1825-11-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 304
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Croker to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-11-23
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 an enquiry by Mr Cox about setting up a depot for chronometers at Devonport, 1825-04-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 265
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-04-29
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 Mr Cox and the depot of government chronometers at Devonport, 1826-01-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 311
Scope and Contents

Sent from G. Smith (Navy Office) to John Pond.

Dates: 1826-01-09
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 Mr Cox's suggestion to establish a depot for chronometers at Plymouth, 1825-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 278
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-07-08
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 payments to Mr Cox for taking charge of government chronometers at Devonport, 1826-02-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 317
Scope and Contents

Sent from [Mr Morton?] (Navy Office) to John Pond.

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 concerning the conveyance of six chronometers to Mr Cox at Devonport, via HMS Diligence, 1832-02-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 83
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1832-02-14
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 concerning the management of paying Mr Cox his salary, 1825-12-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 307
Scope and Contents

Sent from G. Smith (Navy Office) to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-12-23
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 purchase of a clock and transit instrument from Mr Cox at the Devonport depot, 1831-02-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 7
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond

Dates: 1831-02-14
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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