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

 Person

Found in 128 Collections and/or Records:

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Printed letter concerning two chronometers for HMS Thunderer under Captain [?Rice], 1834-01-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 215
Scope and Contents

Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1834-01-08
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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Questions proposed to Mr Earnshaw with his answers, 1803-06-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 248-249
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: 1803-06-02
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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Questions to be asked of Mr Earnshaw relative to his explanation of his timekeeper, 1805-07-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 271-280
Scope and Contents

With Earnshaw's answers.

Dates: 1805-07-03
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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Rates of Mr Earnshaw's timekeepers tried at the Royal Observatory in 1799, 1800-12-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 330-332
Scope and Contents

With an accompanying note from Earnshaw.

Dates: 1800-12-06
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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Rates of pocket watches made by Mr Earnshaw, 1791-02-20 - 1791-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 333-334
Scope and Contents From the Item:

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

Dates: 1791-02-20 - 1791-12
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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Reference note for an oath administered to Arnold and Earnshaw, 1805-12-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 89-90
Scope and Contents

The oath concerned revealing the whole of their discoveries to the Board.

Dates: 1805-12-12
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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Remarks by chronometer-makers on Earnshaw's printed 'Explanation of Time Keepers', 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27
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: 1805
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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Remarks made by Charles Hayley, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 116-135
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with annotations by Hayley. The paper is preceded by a letter to Hayley from Sir Joseph Banks.

Dates: 1805
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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Remarks made by Charles Young, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 291-308b
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with annotations by Young. The paper is preceded by a letter to Young from Sir Joseph Banks.

Dates: 1805
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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Remarks made by Edward Troughton, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 270-289b
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw, preceded by a letter to Troughton from Sir Joseph Banks [RGO 14/27: 271]. Troughton's comments on the paper (and on a paper by Arnold) are outlined in the letter at [RGO 14/27: 272-273].

Dates: 1805
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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Remarks made by James Petto, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 213-230
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with a single annotation by Petto. The paper is preceded by a letter to Petto from Nevil Maskelyne.

Dates: 1805
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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Remarks made by John Barwise, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 22-39b
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with annotations by Barwise. The paper is preceded by a letter to Barwise from Nevil Maskelyne.

Dates: 1805
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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Remarks made by John Grant, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 60-77b
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with annotations by Grant. The paper is preceded by a letter to Grant from Nevil Maskelyne.

Dates: 1805
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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Remarks made by Miles Brockbank, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 41-58b
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with annotations by Brockbank. The paper is preceded by a letter to Brockbank from Sir Joseph Banks. It also includes an envelope addressed to E.J. Stone at [RGO 14/27: 51b].

Dates: 1805
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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Remarks made by Mr Molyneux, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 156-173
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with annotations by Molyneux. The paper is preceded by a letter to Molyneux from Sir Joseph Banks.

Dates: 1805
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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Remarks made by Mr Recordon, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 233-249b
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with annotations by Recordon. The paper is preceded by a letter to Recordon from Nevil Maskelyne.

Dates: 1805
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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Remarks made by Owen Robinson, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 251-268b
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with annotations by Robinson. The paper is preceded by a letter to Robinson from Sir Joseph Banks.

Dates: 1805
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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Remarks made by P. Barraud, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 3-20b
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with annotations by Barraud. The paper is preceded by a letter to Barraud from Sir Joseph Banks.

Dates: 1805
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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Remarks made by Peter Grimaldi, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 79-96b
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with annotations by Grimaldi. The paper is preceded by a letter to Grimaldi from Nevil Maskelyne.

Dates: 1805
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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Remarks made by Robert Pennington, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 194-211b
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with annotations by Pennington. The paper is preceded by a letter to Pennington from Sir Joseph Banks.

Dates: 1805
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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Remarks made by W. Howells, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 137-154
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with annotations by Howells. The paper is preceded by a letter to Howells from Nevil Maskelyne.

Dates: 1805
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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Remarks made by William Hardy, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 98-114b
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with annotations by Hardy. The paper is preceded by a letter to Hardy from Sir Joseph Banks.

Dates: 1805
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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Remarks made by William Nicholson, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 175-192
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with annotations by Nicholson. The paper is preceded by a letter to Nicholson from Sir Joseph Banks.

Dates: 1805
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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Report by Lord Hugh Seymour on timekeepers put on board the HMS Sans Pareil, 1796-08-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 167-168
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Includes accounts of the rates of his chronometers Green and Blue, as tried at the Royal Observatory, reports outlining objections to his petition, and seven letters.

Dates: 1796-08-16
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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Reports by the Astronomer Royal, 1783 - 1809

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/10: 214-247
Scope and Contents

Reports from Nevil Maskelyne on the merits of petitions submitted to the Board of Longitude. Most of the petitions are concerned with various methods of discovering longitude at sea. Includes a report titled 'Remarks on Mr Earnshaw's Petition', and a list of Charles Mason's papers presented to the Board of Longitude.

Dates: 1783 - 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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