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Gooch, William, c1770 - 1792 (astronomer)

 Person

Found in 76 Collections and/or Records:

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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, 1791-09-24

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 75
Scope and Contents

Congratulating her on her birthday.

Dates: 1791-09-24
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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Letter from William Gooch to his mother, Sarah Gooch, 1791-04-29

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 31-32
Scope and Contents

Concerning whether or not he would go abroad, Dr Maskelyne's close observation of him, his tasks at Greenwich, and clothing required for the voyage.

Dates: 1791-04-29
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 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).
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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).
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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).
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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).
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Letter from William Gooch to his parents, 1791-02-26

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 22-23
Scope and Contents

Concerning a delay in the departure and his expected duties as astronomer.

Dates: 1791-02-26
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 William Gooch to his parents, 1791-03-12

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 24-25
Scope and Contents

Concerning progress on his appointment as astronomer and Joseph Banks' opposition to it.

Dates: 1791-03-12
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 parents, 1791-04-21

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 26-27
Scope and Contents

Concerning an interview with Nevil Maskelyne.

Dates: 1791-04-21
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 William Gooch to his parents, 1791-06-09

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 34-35
Scope and Contents

Concerning his preparations for going abroad and attention paid to him by William Wales, including his advice on suitable clothing and on bringing items to trade for profit.

Dates: 1791-06-09
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 parents, 1791-06-11

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 36-37
Scope and Contents

Concerning a meeting of the Board of Longitude and an interview with Sir Joseph Banks, his first meeting with Captain New, his salary arrangements, and advice from William Wales on bringing his old coats and waistcoats for the voyage.

Dates: 1791-06-11
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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Letter from William Gooch to his parents, 1791-06-13

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 38-39
Scope and Contents

Concerning the Board's resolution with regard to his salary, a box received from his mother, and a visit to Sir Joseph Banks.

Dates: 1791-06-13
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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