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Acland, Charles Dyke, fl1814 - 1826 (Captain Royal Navy)

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

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).
 Item

Letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Helicon under Captain Charles Dyke Acland, 1825-08-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 287
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Croker to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-08-13
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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