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Webster, Richard, fl1786 - 1851 (chronometer maker)

 Person

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Copy of a letter concerning a prize chronometer by Webster which was found to have originally had the name Frodsham inside, 1833-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 57r/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: 1833-12-10
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 from Robert & Henry Molyneux disputing Mr Webster's claim to the third premium in the annual chronometer trial, 1833-12-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 204
Scope and Contents

Sent to Francis Beaufort; originally enclosed with the letter at [RGO 5/231: 203].

Dates: 1833-12-05
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 Mr Webster offering to purchase two of his chronometers, 1828-08-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 44v/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: 1828-08-16
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).
 Item

Copy of a letter to Mr Webster requesting his attendance at the Observatory in order to open a chronometer he had submitted for trial, 1833-12-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 55v
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: 1833-12-07
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 advising cost for repairs to a chronometer, 1831-04-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 184
Scope and Contents

Sent from Richard Webster to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-04-23
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 advising price of chronometers, 1828-07-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 81
Scope and Contents

Sent from Richard Webster to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1828-07-07
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 results of the annual chronometer trial and a complaint lodged by Robert & Henry Molyneux, 1833-12-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 203
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond; see also [RGO 5/231: 204].

Dates: 1833-12-05
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).
 Item

Letter confirming that two chronometers have been dispatched for His Majesty's Service, 1828-08-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 84
Scope and Contents

Sent from Richard Webster to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1828-08-26
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 enclosing a bill for the sale of Webster chronometer No. 638, 1826-05-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 45
Scope and Contents

Sent from Richard Webster to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1826-05-15
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 querying the accuracy of a printed report of the extreme variation of a chronometer by Webster, 1831-11-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 67
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-11-14
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 reporting on condition of a chronometer, 1829-06-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 106
Scope and Contents

Sent from Richard Webster to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1829-06-11
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 stating that the third premium had been forfeited by Mr Webster as they had discovered the name 'Frodsham' on the interior of his chronometer, 1833-12-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 207
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1833-12-12
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Romney under W.C. Brown, 1832-11-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 129
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1832-11-27
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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Printed letter concerning chronometers for HMS Dublin under Captain C. Hope, 1825-03-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 294a
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-03-31
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 chronometers for HMS Imogene under Captain Price Blackwood, 1831-09-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 59
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-09-23
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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