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Chapman, William, fl1795 - 1806 (Officer Royal Navy)

 Person

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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A journal of the situations of His Majesty's Schooner Providence at noon during her late voyage on discoveries, 1797-06-26 - 1797-11-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 167-170
Scope and Contents

As shown by the log, by Mr Arnold's timekeeper No. 45, and also by lunar observations.

Dates: 1797-06-26 - 1797-11-26
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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Account with William Chapman, 1806

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/17: 175-177
Scope and Contents From the File:

Papers regarding payments for work done on behalf of the Board.

Dates: 1806
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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Application for remuneration from William Chapman for astronomical observations taken on board HMS Providence, 1800-03-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/11: 92-94
Scope and Contents From the File:

Miscellaneous petitions and memorials making requests of the Board of Longitude.

Dates: 1800-03-01
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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Astronomical observations for determining the latitude of the schooner and her longitude by Mr Arnold's Timekeeper No. 45, 1797-06-27 - 1797-11-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 154-161
Scope and Contents

Made on board His Majesty's Schooner Providence in her late voyage on discoveries by William Chapman. The observations include references to many of the land masses passed or visited.

Dates: 1797-06-27 - 1797-11-26
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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Astronomical observations made at different places on shore, 1797-06-14 - 1798-05-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 146-153
Scope and Contents

Observations made on a voyage [of the schooner of HMS Providence] between June 1797 and May 1798 by William Chapman.

Dates: 1797-06-14 - 1798-05-01
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 W. Chapman about correcting lunar altitudes, 1806-02-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 145-146a
Scope and Contents

Sent to Nevil Maskelyne.

Dates: 1806-02-07
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 from William Chapman to George Gilpin, 1800-03-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 36-36a
Scope and Contents

Concerning his book of observations.

Dates: 1800-03-03
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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Observations of azimuths and of altitudes of the sun, 1797-07-01 - 1797-11-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 165-166
Scope and Contents

Made on board His Majesty's Schooner Providence in her late voyage on discoveries by William Chapman.

Dates: 1797-07-01 - 1797-11-23
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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Observations of the moon's distance from the sun and fixed stars for determining the longitude at sea, 1797-07-07 - 1798-04-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 162-164
Scope and Contents

Made on board His Majesty's Schooner Providence in her late voyage on discoveries, by Captain Broughton, Mr Chapman and Mr Hayward.

Dates: 1797-07-07 - 1798-04-03
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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