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Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732 - 1811 (astronomer and mathematician)

 Person

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Letter from Charles Hutton, Woolwich, 1785-06-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/11: 1-2
Scope and Contents

Covering letter sent with two enclosed papers (non-extant) requesting Maskelyne to return the papers with any remarks he may be pleased to make. The letter is covered with Maskelyne's calculations and sketches.

Dates: 1785-06-27
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 Charles Hutton, Woolwich, 1793-12-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/18: 1
Scope and Contents

The letter is primarily concerned with the progress of 'A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary' upon which Charles Hutton was working. Various calculations and equations cover the reverse page of the letter.

Dates: 1793-12-19
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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Letter from Charles Hutton, Woolwich, 1796-02-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/26: 1
Scope and Contents

The letter is concerned with Simpson's method for computing series.

Dates: 1796-02-27
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 J. Merdbey, Woolwich, 1809-04-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/46: 1-2
Scope and Contents

The letter refers to trouble Maskelyne has had with a watch belonging to a friend of Merdbey. On the reverse are various equations in Maskelyne's hand.

Dates: 1809-04-18
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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