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Titford, William Jowett, 1784 - 1823 (accountant and botanist)

 Person

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Copy of a letter from Thomas Hurd to William J. Titford, 1814-03-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 285
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Concerning a chart for finding longitude and a method of finding longitude by two proportional quadrants. Includes a letter of recommendation from the passengers and crew of HMS York where Titford's chart for longitude was tested on a voyage to Jamaica in 1813, as well as latitude and longitude figures from a voyage of HMS Mary Ann to Jamaica in 1822.

Dates: 1814-03-05
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 from officers and passengers of HMS York, 1813-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 294
Scope and Contents

Testifying that a method for ascertaining longitude was invented and tested by William Titford on a voyage of HMS York from England to Jamaica, between 22 April and 14 June 1813.

Dates: 1813-06-14
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).
 Item

Letter from William Titford about forwarding communications, 1823-01-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 411-412a
Scope and Contents

Sent to Dr Thomas Young.

Dates: 1823-01-01
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).
 Item

Letter from William Titford to Dr Thomas Young, 1822-07-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 295-296
Scope and Contents

Originally enclosing papers and charts for finding longitude.

Dates: 1822-07-30
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

Method of using a chart for finding longitude at sea, 1813-07-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 292-293
Scope and Contents

As tested on HMS York.

Dates: 1813-07-19
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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