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Young, Charles, fl1805 - 1831 (watch and chronometer maker)

 Person

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Copy of a letter to Charles Young from Captain Thomas Hurd, 1817-06-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 322r
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file:

Two letters from Young to Captain Thomas Hurd concerning the deposit of his papers on a chronometer with the Board of Longitude. With two copy relies from Hurd.

Dates: 1817-06-26
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).
 Item

Copy of a letter to Charles Young from Captain Thomas Hurd, 1817-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 322v
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file:

Two letters from Young to Captain Thomas Hurd concerning the deposit of his papers on a chronometer with the Board of Longitude. With two copy relies from Hurd.

Dates: 1817-12-10
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 to John Croker awarding the first and second premiums for the annual chronometer trial to Messrs. McCabe and Young, respectively, 1827-06-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 38r-39
Scope and Contents

Also enclosing a list of chronometers remaining for sale at the Royal Observatory.

Dates: 1827-06-12
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 John Croker concerning results of the sixth annual chronometer trial and chronometers remaining for sale, 1828-07-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 43v/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: 1828-07-09
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 confirming that no chronometers are to be sent for trial, 1828-03-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 63
Scope and Contents

Sent from Charles Young to Thomas Taylor.

Dates: 1828-03-06
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 from Charles Young concerning two new chronometers, 1821-04-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 465-466
Scope and Contents

Sent to Dr Thomas Young.

Dates: 1821-04-05
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 from Charles Young to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1817-06-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 320
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file:

Two letters from Young to Captain Thomas Hurd concerning the deposit of his papers on a chronometer with the Board of Longitude. With two copy relies from Hurd.

Dates: 1817-06-11
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).
 Item

Letter from Charles Young to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1817-06-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 321
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file:

Two letters from Young to Captain Thomas Hurd concerning the deposit of his papers on a chronometer with the Board of Longitude. With two copy relies from Hurd.

Dates: 1817-06-26
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 reporting on condition of chronometer No. 78, 1831-05-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 192
Scope and Contents

Sent from Charles Young to Thomas Taylor, the letter also asks how the chronometer fared in the trial.

Dates: 1831-05-31
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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Remarks made by Charles Young, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/26: 258-274b
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Arnold with annotations by Young. The paper is preceded by a letter to Young from Sir Joseph Banks [RGO 14/26: 259] and has a letter from Young at [RGO 14/26: 271].

Dates: 1805
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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Remarks made by Charles Young, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 291-308b
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with annotations by Young. The paper is preceded by a letter to Young from Sir Joseph Banks.

Dates: 1805
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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