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Earnshaw, Thomas, 1749 - 1829 (maker of watches and chronometers)

 Person

Found in 130 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter concerning the return of a chronometer by Earnshaw, issued to HMS Bann, 1823-12-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 146
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1823-12-27
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).
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Letter concerning the return of three chronometers from Captain Brown of HMS Vigo, 1822-01-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 26
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1822-01-14
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 the whereabouts of chronometers issued to the late Vice Admiral Drury, 1825-07-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 280-281
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-07-13
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 two box chronometers by Earnshaw offered for sale by Vice Admiral Sir Robert Stopford, 1824-09-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 216
Scope and Contents

The letter was sent from John Barrow to John Pond, and includes a draft letter of reply in pencil.

Dates: 1824-09-24
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 enquiring about the cost of repairing the chronometer by Earnshaw damaged while in the care of Lieutenant Slater of HMS Nimble, 1827-03-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 18
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1827-03-29
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 enquiring whether Earnshaw's chronometer No. 717 sent from HMS Beaver, under Captain Maclean, had been received, 1822-01-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 30
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1822-01-31
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 Alexander Becher to Mr Taylor providing a list of lost chronometers, 1829-11-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 181
Scope and Contents From the File:

Admiralty papers sent to Pond concerning the fitting out of H M Ships with chronometers.

Dates: 1829-11-19
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 Captain Alexander Fraser to the Board of Longitude, 1806-09-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 354
Scope and Contents

Concerning Earnshaw's pocket chronometer No.462.

Dates: 1806-09-19
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 Evan Nepean to William Wales, 1796-08-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 165
Scope and Contents

Concerning a report by Lord Hugh Seymour on timekeepers put on board the HMS Sans Pareil.

Dates: 1796-08-19
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 George Vancouver to William Wales, 1796-03-04 - 1796-12-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 9-12
Scope and Contents

Letter, dated 4 March 1796, concerning observations Vancouver had made during a voyage around the world on HMS Discovery. With a copy of a note to Sir Joseph Banks (on the back page) that the observations were to be reduced, dated 13 December 1796.

Dates: 1796-03-04 - 1796-12-13
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 John Roger Arnold to the Board of Longitude, 1809-03-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 106
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum...
Dates: 1809-03-02
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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Letter from R. Nelson to George Gilpin, 1806-09-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 352-353
Scope and Contents

Concerning Earnshaw's pocket chronometer No.462.

Dates: 1806-09-20
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 R. Nelson to George Gilpin, 1806-12-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 355
Scope and Contents

Concerning Earnshaw's pocket chronometer No.462.

Dates: 1806-12-19
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 Thomas Earnshaw, 1801-08-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/34: 1-2
Scope and Contents

The letter is concerned with timekeepers and also contains notes and calculations in Maskelyne's hand.

Dates: 1801-08-30
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 Thomas Earnshaw to the Board of Longitude, 1798-11-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 283-284
Scope and Contents From the Item:

The series also includes two accounts of the rates of watches by Josiah Emory.

Dates: 1798-11-30
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 Thomas Earnshaw to the Board of Longitude, 1799-03-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 285-286
Scope and Contents From the Item:

The series also includes two accounts of the rates of watches by Josiah Emory.

Dates: 1799-03-01
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 Thomas Earnshaw to the Board of Longitude, 1801-06-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 287
Scope and Contents From the Item:

The series also includes two accounts of the rates of watches by Josiah Emory.

Dates: 1801-06-04
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 Thomas Earnshaw to the Board of Longitude, 1802-03-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 349-350
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum...
Dates: 1802-03-06
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 Thomas Earnshaw to the Board of Longitude, 1792-06-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 358-359
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum...
Dates: 1792-06-01
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 Thomas Earnshaw to the Board of Longitude, 1798-06-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 360-361
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum...
Dates: 1798-06-02
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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Letter from Thomas Hurd to John Pond, 1821-09-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 4-6
Scope and Contents

The letter includes a list of government owned timekeepers and the ships they were consigned to [RGO 5/229: 5-6].

Dates: 1821-09-03
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 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 from William Gooch to his parents, 1791-08-13

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 64-65
Scope and Contents

Concerning a delay at Portsmouth and his concerns that the ship would be obliged to sail without Mr Pitts who had been sent to London with the damaged watch by Earnshaw.

Dates: 1791-08-13
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 querying which ship chronometer no. 397 by Arnold had been issued to, 1833-01-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 136
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1833-01-17
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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List of orders received concerning the issuing of chronometers to H M Ships, 1821-07-23 - 1835-07-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 64d(v)-115r
Scope and Contents

A diary of orders, received by Pond, to send chronometers to particular ships, followed by a record of the date each order was completed. This is inverted at the back of the volume.

Dates: 1821-07-23 - 1835-07-31
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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