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Weston, William, fl1785 - 1787 (petitioner to the Board of Longitude)

 Person

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Letter from William Weston to Sir Harry Parker, 1785-05-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 89
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Includes a proposal and three letters from Weston to Sir Harry Parker.

Dates: 1785-05-02
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).
 Item

Letter from William Weston to Sir Harry Parker, 1786-10-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 90-91
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Includes a proposal and three letters from Weston to Sir Harry Parker.

Dates: 1786-10-16
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

Letter from William Weston to Sir Harry Parker, 1787-05-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 92-93
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Includes a proposal and three letters from Weston to Sir Harry Parker.

Dates: 1787-05-10
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).
 Item

Proposal from William Weston, 1785-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 71-88
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Includes a proposal and three letters from Weston to Sir Harry Parker.

Dates: 1785-04
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

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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