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Baker, Edward, fl1822 - 1834 (chronometer maker)

 Person

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

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Copy of a letter to John Croker concerning a report on a possible accident to chronometers 330 and 338 by Arnold, 1823-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 16r-16v
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: 1823-11-25
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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Copy of a letter to Mr Baker informing him that the Government had not approved the purchase of his chronometer, 1827-07-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 40v/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: 1827-07-14
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 advising cost of repair to chronometer No. 631, 1831-08-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 220
Scope and Contents

Sent from Edward Baker to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1831-08-02
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 advising sale price of Baker chronometer, 1828-07-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 65
Scope and Contents

Sent from Edward Baker to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1828-07-05
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 concerning bills for repairs to chronometers by Baker and Hewett, 1833-10-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 188
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1833-10-24
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 price of chronometer No. 744, 1825-04-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 16
Scope and Contents

Sent from Edward Baker to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-04-08
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 purchase of a chronometer by Baker, 1828-07-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 98
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Croker to John Pond.

Dates: 1828-07-23
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 return of a chronometer issued to HMS Antelope, 1824-07-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 200
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1824-07-19
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 the whereabouts of a chronometer, 1825-07-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 26
Scope and Contents

Sent from Edward Baker to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-07-27
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 giving consent to the Board of Admiralty to send a chronometer away for testing, 1822-07-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 6
Scope and Contents

Sent from Edward Baker to John Pond.

Dates: 1822-07-11
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 querying expenses for repairs to chronometers by Baker and Hewett, 1833-10-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 187
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1833-10-17
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 reporting on cost of repairing chronometer No. 671, 1830-11-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 175
Scope and Contents

Sent from Edward Baker to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1830-11-09
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 reporting repairs for chronometer No. 691, 1830-11-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 174
Scope and Contents

Sent from Edward Baker to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1830-11-05
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 requesting an affidavit from Mr Baker in response to a claim that he had not constructed his chronometer and was therefore not entitled to the third premium, 1835-01-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 264
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1835-01-09
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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Printed declaration signed by chronometer makers and listing the distinguishing numbers of their chronometers, 1833-12-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 225-226a
Scope and Contents

The Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty required each depositor to sign a declaration asserting that they were the maker of the chronometer(s) deposited at the Royal Observatory.

Dates: 1833-12-19
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Gannet under Commander J.B. Maxwell, 1834-05-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 242
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1834-05-03
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Jupiter under W.R. [?Easto], 1832-10-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 121
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1832-10-30
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Trinculo under Commander Booth, 1832-10-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 120
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1832-10-30
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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Printed letter concerning two chronometers for HMS Buffalo under Mr Sadler, 1833-04-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 148
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1833-04-03
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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Printed letter concerning two chronometers for HMS Challenger under Captain M. Seymour, 1833-10-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 183
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1833-10-08
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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Printed letter concerning two chronometers for HMS Pelorus under Captain R. Meredith, 1831-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 76
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-12-31
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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Printed letter concerning two chronometers for HMS Victor under Commander R. Crosier, 1835-02-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 275b
Scope and Contents

Sent by A.B. Becher to John Pond.

Dates: 1835-02-20
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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