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Smethurst, Samuel, fl1786 (petitioner to the Board of Longitude)

 Person

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from Samuel Smethurst to Sir Harry Parker, 1786-10-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 46-47
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Two letters, a statement and a proposal.

Dates: 1786-10-26
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 from Samuel Smethurst to Sir Harry Parker, 1786-10-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 48-49
Scope and Contents

With examples of his method for finding longitude.

Dates: 1786-10-28
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 Samuel Smethurst to Sir Harry Parker, 1786-11-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 141
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file:

With an index of names.

Dates: 1786-11-29
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 from Samuel Smethurst to the Board of Longitude, 1786-11-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 516-517
Scope and Contents

Outlining his method of finding longitude.

Dates: 1786-11-27
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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Proposal from Samuel Smethurst, 1786-07-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 45
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Two letters, a statement and a proposal.

Dates: 1786-07-03
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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Reports by the Astronomer Royal, 1783 - 1809

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/10: 214-247
Scope and Contents

Reports from Nevil Maskelyne on the merits of petitions submitted to the Board of Longitude. Most of the petitions are concerned with various methods of discovering longitude at sea. Includes a report titled 'Remarks on Mr Earnshaw's Petition', and a list of Charles Mason's papers presented to the Board of Longitude.

Dates: 1783 - 1809
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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Typed statement from Smethurst concerning his method, 1786

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 50-52
Scope and Contents

In three pieces; with annotations.

Dates: 1786
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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