Gooch, William, c1770 - 1792 (astronomer)
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Thanking him and the heads of Caius College for the kindness shown to his son.
Thanking him for his assistance towards his education at Cambridge.
Acknowledging her assistance in maintaining him at Cambridge. The letter is written in Greek characters and is followed by a translation of the same.
Referring to his forthcoming voyage and including a list of the instruments he was to take abroad.
Reminiscing about his old school friend, William Gooch.
Giving news, including an account of Mr Peacock's successes towards being named Senior Wrangler.
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].
Giving news and an account of a journey to Cambridge.
Giving news of Cambridge and of his plans to study Latin, Greek, French, Spanish and Italian during the voyage.
- Subject: Cambridge X