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Gooch, William, c1770 - 1792 (astronomer)

 Person

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

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).
 Fonds

Copy of a letter from William Gooch to [Edward] Mundy, 1790-11-05

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 8
Scope and Contents

Thanking him for his assistance towards his education at Cambridge.

Dates: 1790-11-05
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).
 Fonds

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).
 Fonds

Copy of Gooch's bill of receipts and expenses at Cambridge, 1787-12

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 7
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The letters were chiefly sent to his parents, William and Sarah Gooch, and to his sweetheart Miss Sally Smithson, but also include a number of letters to his sponsors while studying at Cambridge, and others written to Miss Smithson by Gooch's father. The letters cover the period of Gooch's studies at Caius College, Cambridge; his preparations for the voyage of the Daedalus; and the voyage itself, with descriptions of places and peoples encountered. The final letter from Gooch was written to...
Dates: 1787-12
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).
 Series

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).
 Fonds

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).
 Series

Letter from William Gooch to his parents, 1790-11-06

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 9-10
Scope and Contents

Giving news, including an account of Mr Peacock's successes towards being named Senior Wrangler.

Dates: 1790-11-06
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).
 Series

Letter from William Gooch to his parents, 1791

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 11-15
Scope and Contents

Concerning his Cambridge examinations and his progress against Mr Peacock who was ultimately declared Senior Wrangler, with Gooch as Second Wrangler.
Also enclosing ranked lists of Wranglers and Senior and Junior Optimes [Mm.6.48: 13] and two copies of the tripos for the year 1791 (one translated) [Mm.6.48: 14-15].

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).
 Series

Letter from William Gooch to his parents, 1791

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 16-17
Scope and Contents

Giving news and an account of a journey to Cambridge.

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).
 Series

Letter from William Gooch to his parents, 1791

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 20-21
Scope and Contents

Giving news of Cambridge and of his plans to study Latin, Greek, French, Spanish and Italian during the voyage.

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).
 Fonds

Will and probate of William Gooch (junior), 1793-09-11

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 130-132
Dates: 1793-09-11
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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