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Judson, Richard, fl1791 - 1807 (overseer of the poor of Beverley)

 Person

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter and traverse tables from Richard Judson to Charles Dundas, 1805-05-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 327-328
Scope and Contents The letter outlines various solutions for finding longitude, of which Judson states, 'Here are several ways of finding the longitude some of them certainly will be right'.
Dates: 1805-05-15
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 traverse tables from Richard Judson to George Gilpin, 1804-07-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 314-315
Scope and Contents Letter concerning his solution for finding longitude and including his improved traverse tables.
Dates: 1804-07-11
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 and traverse tables from Richard Judson to George Gilpin, 1805-01-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 322-323
Scope and Contents Concerning his solution for finding longitude and including 'a correct traverse table'.
Dates: 1805-01-04
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).
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Letter and traverse tables from Richard Judson to Sir Philip Stephens, 1806-04-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 329-330
Scope and Contents Letter concerning his solution for finding longitude and squaring the circle; with traverse tables and diagrams.
Dates: 1806-04-26
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 concerning Richard Judson, 1805-05-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 325-326
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Dundas to J. Thompson of the Admiralty Office, enclosing a letter he had received from Richard Judson regarding his solution for finding longitude. Dundas mentions that he had received several letters of the same description from Judson, who was unknown to him. The enclosed letter is at [RGO 14/40: 327-328].
Dates: 1805-05-25
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 Richard Judson to George Gilpin, 1803-03-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 305-306
Scope and Contents In which Judson outlines his proposal for finding longitude and also claims to have squared the circle.
Dates: 1803-03-01
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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Letter from Richard Judson to George Gilpin, 1804-03-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 310-311
Scope and Contents Outlining his solution for finding longitude, with diagrams.
Dates: 1804-03-01
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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Letter from Richard Judson to George Gilpin, 1804-05-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 312-313
Scope and Contents Outlining his solution for finding longitude, with diagrams.
Dates: 1804-05-10
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).
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Letter from Richard Judson to George Gilpin, 1804-08-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 316-317
Scope and Contents Concerning his solution for finding longitude and squaring the circle; with diagrams.
Dates: 1804-08-26
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 Richard Judson to George Gilpin, 1804-08-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 318-319
Scope and Contents Concerning his solution for finding longitude and squaring the circle; with a diagram.
Dates: 1804-08-30
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).
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Letter from Richard Judson to George Gilpin, 1804-10-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 320-321
Scope and Contents Concerning his solution for finding longitude; with diagrams.
Dates: 1804-10-11
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 Richard Judson to George Gilpin, 1805-01-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 324-324a
Scope and Contents Letter concerning his solution for finding longitude, in which Judson makes reference to [John] Harrison's timepiece.
Dates: 1805-01-12
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 Richard Judson to George Gilpin, 1806-08-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 333-334
Scope and Contents Outlining his calculations for finding longitude; with traverse tables and a diagram.
Dates: 1806-08-14
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).
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Letter from Richard Judson to Nevil Maskelyne, 1803-08-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 308-309
Scope and Contents Concerning Judson's three solutions for finding longitude: by the globe, by a projection outlined in the letter, and by the right angled triangle.
Dates: 1803-08-20
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 Richard Judson to Sir Philip Stephens, 1806-06-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 331-332
Scope and Contents Concerning his solution for squaring the circle; with calculations and a diagram.
Dates: 1806-06-18
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 Richard Judson to Sir Philip Stephens, 1806-08-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 335-337
Scope and Contents Letter containing tables and calculations which he thought were 'very great improvements in Navigation'.
Dates: 1806-08-16
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 Richard Judson to the Board of Longitude, 1803-08-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 307
Scope and Contents Concerning corrections for errors he had observed in the tables in traverse sailing, and outlining his work on squaring the circle.
Dates: 1803-08-22
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 chiefly from Richard Judson, 1803 - 1806

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 304-337
Scope and Contents Sixteen letters from Judson concerning his method of finding longitude and his solution for squaring the circle, sent from Beverly, Yorkshire; with a related letter from Charles Dundas to the Admiralty. Many of the letters from Judson begin with traverse tables, calculations, or diagrams. The letters are largely to George Gilpin, with Nevil Maskelyne, Sir Philip Stephens and Dundas as other recipients.
Dates: 1803 - 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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Richard Judson's 'mad writing' on properties of the circle, 1807-09-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/54: 314-316
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: 1807-09-19
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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