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Hodge, Arthur, fl1814 - 1822 (naval instrument maker)

 Person

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

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Arthur Hodge on measuring a circle, 1820 - 1821

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/54: 246-261
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum experiments;...
Dates: 1820 - 1821
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 from the Admiralty to Arthur Hodge, 1814-06-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 172
Scope and Contents Acknowledging receipt of his letters and proposals but questioning their relevance to the longitude problem.
Dates: 1814-06-08
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 from the Admiralty to Arthur Hodge, 1814-06-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 182
Scope and Contents Acknowledging receipt of his letters and stating that his proposals had to be examined by the Board before any advance payment would be made.
Dates: 1814-06-13
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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Extract from a work by Arthur Hodge, 1814

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 173-180
Scope and Contents An extract from 'Commerce and Freedom' regarding a boat with wheels, with drawings of the same.
Dates: 1814
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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'Hodge's Meteorological Journal', 1811

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 212-220
Scope and Contents Printed copy of a journal by Arthur Hodge.
Dates: 1811
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 and copy letter from Arthur Hodge, 1822-10-12 - 1822-10-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 241-243
Scope and Contents Letter to the Board of Longitude originally enclosing a sketch drawing of his perpetual log. Also additional copy of the same letter, dated 29 October, with an addendum by Hodge. The drawings are at [RGO 14/31: 244-255].
Dates: 1822-10-12 - 1822-10-29
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 Arthur Hodge to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1814-03-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 156-157
Scope and Contents Concerning his proposals for finding longitude.
Dates: 1814-03-16
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).
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Letter from Arthur Hodge to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1814-03-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 159-169
Scope and Contents Enclosing papers marked 'an explanation of the tables with the square and circle', and 'particulars of the tide table'.
Dates: 1814-03-19
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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Letter from Arthur Hodge to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1814-05-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 170-171
Scope and Contents On squaring the circle.
Dates: 1814-05-31
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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Letter from Arthur Hodge to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1814-06-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 181-182
Scope and Contents Enquiring about the possibility of receiving an advance payment by the Board to test his proposals at sea.
Dates: 1814-06-11
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).
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Letter from Arthur Hodge to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1814-06-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 183
Scope and Contents Thanking him for putting his proposals before the Board of Longitude.
Dates: 1814-06-17
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 Arthur Hodge to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1814-11-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 184-197
Scope and Contents Enclosing explanatory papers, tide tables, and a drawing of a 'marine watch' [RGO 14/39: 195].
Dates: 1814-11-28
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 Arthur Hodge to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1814-06-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 198-206
Scope and Contents Enclosing a description and drawing of his 'dumb compass', with explanatory tables and charts.
Dates: 1814-06-11
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).
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Letter from Arthur Hodge to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1814-12-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 207-208
Scope and Contents Providing an update on the progress of his work.
Dates: 1814-12-20
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 Arthur Hodge to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1821-02-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 82
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file: With an index of names.
Dates: 1821-02-03
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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Letter from Arthur Hodge to the Board of Longitude, 1822-01-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 239-240
Scope and Contents Enquiring whether he could submit a drawing and description of his invention of a perpetual log before the Board. He states that his log was 'of the most simple kind, cheap, easy and convenient', but first had to be regulated.
Dates: 1822-01-28
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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Letters and papers from Arthur Hodge, 1811 - 1815

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 155-220
Scope and Contents Letters from Hodge to Captain Thomas Hurd enclosing proposals on squaring the circle, tide tables, a dumb compass, a copy of his printed meteorological journal and related material, with two copy replies from the Admiralty Office. The letters were addressed from 12 Bells, Bride Lane, Fleet Street. For papers relating to Hodge's invention of a perpetual log, see [RGO 14/31: 238-245].
Dates: 1811 - 1815
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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List of 'sundry manuscripts and inventions' by Arthur Hodges, 1815

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 208-211
Scope and Contents Printed list of sundry manuscripts and inventions which were for sale from Hodges. Items for sale include papers on his 'new and easy Mode for keeping a Reckoning of Longitude by the Watch', and on inventions ranging from a butter pot to an iron table for pressing out the juices of potatoes and yams.
Dates: 1815
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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Partial letter from Arthur Hodge to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1814

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 158
Scope and Contents Marked 'rec[eived] 30 May from God knows who'.
Dates: 1814
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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Sketches of Hodge's Perpetual Log, 1822

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 244-245
Scope and Contents Two copies of a sketch of Hodge's Perpetual Log, with an accompanying description. Originally enclosed in a letter from Hodge to the Board of Longitude [RGO 14/31: 241-243].
Dates: 1822
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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