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Vince, Samuel, 1749 - 1821 (mathematician and astronomer)

 Person

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

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Cambridge University examination papers, 1769 - 1776

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/273
Scope and Contents

Cambridge University examination papers in mathematics, with answers, 1769-1771, apparently in competition for 'Dr Smith's prizes', with a list of candidates, 1769-1776. The candidates include Dr Samuel Vince of Caius College, who was first prizeman and senior wrangler in 1775.

Dates: 1769 - 1776
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

Diary of tasks sent to George Sanderson for his son Thomas Sanderson to compute, 1801 - 1808

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/324: 26r
Scope and Contents

With further entries on tasks sent to other computers.

Dates: 1801 - 1808
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 concerning an error in Vince's tables and corrections for the 'Nautical Almanac' for 1813-1815, 1809-09-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/149: 64
Scope and Contents From the File:

The letters are primarily from Nevil Maskelyne but include three sent to Andrews by Margaret Maskelyne, following the death of her father.

Dates: 1809-09-16
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 concerning corrections to the 'Nautical Almanac' for 1813 and a method for computing the geocentric places of the planets, 1809-09-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/149: 65-66
Scope and Contents From the File:

The letters are primarily from Nevil Maskelyne but include three sent to Andrews by Margaret Maskelyne, following the death of her father.

Dates: 1809-09-22
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).
 Series

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).
 Series

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).
 Series

Letter from William Gooch to his parents, 1791-07-31 - 1791-08-01

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 55-58
Scope and Contents

Written from the Downs, giving a detailed inventory of the books, instruments and other belongings in his cabin; describing an accident in which a timekeeper by Earnshaw was broken by a cat [Mm.6.48: 56v]; and discussing their probable route.

Dates: 1791-07-31 - 1791-08-01
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 giving instructions on computations for the phenomena of Jupiter's satellites, 1810-01-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/149: 69-70
Scope and Contents From the File:

The letters are primarily from Nevil Maskelyne but include three sent to Andrews by Margaret Maskelyne, following the death of her father.

Dates: 1810-01-02
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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Letters to Samuel Vince, 1796 - 1812

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/233
Scope and Contents 1. Undated letter from R.C. Barnard on letting some property.2. Undated letter from S.B. Vince asking his father for his thoughts on three sermons.3. Letter from Edward Waring, 23 June 1796, promising his vote at an election.4. Letter from I. Wilson, Ramsgate, 16 June 1805, on enquiries he has made on Vince's behalf as to the possibility of renting a property.5. Letter from Samuel Hinds Jnr, 28 November 1811, regarding typographical errors in the last edition...
Dates: 1796 - 1812
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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Memoranda on directions for computers, dates of Oxford and Cambridge terms, and a list of current computers, 1809

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/324: 32r-33r
Scope and Contents From the File:

A diary of work performed on the 'Nautical Almanac' and arrangements for its compilation and publication.

Dates: 1809
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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Treatise on rotary motion of bodies, 1780

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/231
Scope and Contents

A treatise submitted to Samuel Vince 'On the rotary Motion of Bodies about a fixed Axis', containing instructions, diagrams and equations.

Dates: 1780
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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Treatises on arithmetic and algebra

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/230
Scope and Contents

Five undated treatises by Samuel Vince dealing with arithmetical and algebraic problems. The subjects covered are series, ten points on logaritHMS, a method of finding reciprocal numbers, imaginary numbers and roots.

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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Royal Greenwich Observatory (GBR/0180) 9
Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 3
 
Subject
Brockdish 3
Greenwich 2
Chile 1
South America 1
The Downs 1
 

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