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Vansittart, Nicholas, 1766 - 1851 (Baron Bexley, statesman)

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Letter from George Douglas to Nicholas Vansittart, 1814-10-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 160
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...
Dates: 1814-10-01
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

Narrative of observations for ascertaining the longitude by a star, 1814-08-24 - 1814-10-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 161-170
Scope and Contents

Preceded by a copy of the same, and a cover note from Nicholas Vansittart to Captain Thomas Hurd.

Dates: 1814-08-24 - 1814-10-14
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).