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Gooch, William, c1770 - 1792 (astronomer)

 Person

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

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Copy of a letter from William Gooch (senior) to Rev. Richard Belward, 1793-11-10

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 102
Scope and Contents

Thanking him and the heads of Caius College for the kindness shown to his son.

Dates: 1793-11-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 William Gooch to Lady Middleton, 1786-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 5-6
Scope and Contents

Acknowledging her assistance in maintaining him at Cambridge. The letter is written in Greek characters and is followed by a translation of the same.

Dates: 1786-12-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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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Final letter from William Gooch to his parents, 1792-05-02

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 91-92
Scope and Contents

Letter written from O’Whyhee a few days before his death. Gooch mentions his concern upon discovering that he had used a false meridian, and subsequent corrections he had made to his observations. He also mentions his expectations of returning to England in 1794 or 1795.

Dates: 1792-05-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 'Billy' [William Gooch] to his parents, 1791

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 18-19
Scope and Contents

Referring to his forthcoming voyage and including a list of the instruments he was to take abroad.

Dates: 1791
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 C. Nichols to Dawson Turner, 1835-02-22

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 199-200
Scope and Contents

Reminiscing about his old school friend, William Gooch.

Dates: 1835-02-22
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 Captain William Robert Broughton to William Gooch (senior), 1794-10-16

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 128-129
Scope and Contents

Vindicating the reputation of Lieutenant Hergest and informing Gooch of the execution of those people who were an accessory to the massacre.

Dates: 1794-10-16
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1793-07-18

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 94-95
Scope and Contents

Concerning his deceased son's salary and will, and offering his condolences.

Dates: 1793-07-18
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1793-08-17

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 96-97
Scope and Contents

Concerning the date of his son's death and the payment of his salary, and including an extract from a letter by George Vancouver respecting the sale of Mr Gooch's effects at Nootka Sound.

Dates: 1793-08-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1792-09-07

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 98-99
Scope and Contents

On the proving of Mr Gooch's will and payment of his salary, and clarifying the date of his death (10 May 1792).

Dates: 1792-09-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1793-09-17

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 100-101
Scope and Contents

Providing directions with regard to his son's will.

Dates: 1793-09-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1793-11-12

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 103-104
Scope and Contents

Concerning the bill of sale of his son's effects.

Dates: 1793-11-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1793-11-16

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 105-106
Scope and Contents

Concerning the bill of sale of his son's effects.

Dates: 1793-11-16
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1793-11-26

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 108-109
Scope and Contents

Concerning the heavy percentage required of his son's money.

Dates: 1793-11-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1793-12-26

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 110-111
Scope and Contents

Concerning the bill of sale of his son's effects.

Dates: 1793-12-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1794-01-03

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 112-113
Scope and Contents

Concerning the money raised by the sale of his son's effects.

Dates: 1794-01-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1794-01-14

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 114-115
Scope and Contents

Concerning the money raised by the sale of his son's effects and the appointment of John Crosley as William Gooch's replacement as astronomer.

Dates: 1794-01-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1794-01-25

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 117-118
Scope and Contents

Regarding money owed by and to his son.

Dates: 1794-01-25
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1794-02-13

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 119-121
Scope and Contents

With a statement concerning monies owed to Gooch by the Board of Longitude.

Dates: 1794-02-13
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1794-02-15

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 122-123
Scope and Contents

Giving directions concerning further money owed to Gooch by the Board of Longitude.

Dates: 1794-02-15
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1794-02-21

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 124-125
Scope and Contents

Requesting a receipt for payment of £8 for Gooch's expenses on instruments.

Dates: 1794-02-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1794-08-23

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 126-127
Scope and Contents

Regarding the settling of his son's accounts.

Dates: 1794-08-23
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 William Gooch (senior) to Miss Sally Smithson, 1791-10-01

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 76
Scope and Contents

Mentioning his son's good character and prospects.

Dates: 1791-10-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 William Gooch to his father, 1791-07-12

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 44-45
Scope and Contents

Giving news of the ship and sending on the regards of Mrs and Miss Smithson. The letter includes a note written in Greek characters.

Dates: 1791-07-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 William Gooch to his father, 1791-07

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 49-50
Scope and Contents

Written immediately previous to embarkation and concerning his final preparations, his ship mates and his friendship with Lieutenant Hergest.

Dates: 1791-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 William Gooch to his father, William Gooch, 1791-04

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 28-30
Scope and Contents

Concerning the route of the voyage, and his prospects and plans in South America.

Dates: 1791-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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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