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Chafe, Edward, c1720 - 1802 (petitioner to the Board of Longitude)

 Person

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Drawings of globe instruments from Edward Chafe, 1785-02-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 39-40
Scope and Contents

Two drawings of globe instruments for taking the latitude of the sun and stars, and for finding the longitude. One is made from three overlaid sheets which can be rotated.

Dates: 1785-02-19
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).
 Item

Letter from Edward Chafe to Sir Harry Parker, 1785-03-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 41-41a
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Four letters, a proposal and drawings of globe instruments, submitted by Edward Chafe of Tarmoham, near Totness, Devon.

Dates: 1785-03-12
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).
 Item

Letter from Edward Chafe to Sir Harry Parker, 1785-12-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 42-42a
Scope and Contents

Requesting an answer on his proposal for longitude, which he says he had worked on for fourteen years.

Dates: 1785-12-03
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 Edward Chafe to Sir Harry Parker, 1785-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 43-43a
Scope and Contents

Expressing his disappointment at the Board's rejection of his work.

Dates: 1785-12-10
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 Edward Chafe to Sir Harry Parker, 1786-07-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 35-35a
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Two letters.

Dates: 1786-07-04
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 from Edward Chafe to Sir Philip Stephens, 1783-08-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 33-34
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Two letters.

Dates: 1783-08-17
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 Edward Chafe to Sir Phillip Stephens, 1783-08-17 - 1783-09-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 35-38
Scope and Contents

Enclosing a copy of his proposal; see also [RGO 14/39: 33-34a].

Dates: 1783-08-17 - 1783-09-23
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).
 Item

Proposal from Edward Chafe, 1783-03-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 33-34a
Scope and Contents

Includes tables of calculations and a plan to measure longitude by the North and South Stars.

Dates: 1783-03-19
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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