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Pond, John, 1767 - 1836 (astronomer)

 Person

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

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Accompanying letter and report listing chronometers under repair by Arnold and Dent, 1831-04-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 185-186
Scope and Contents Sent from Arnold and Dent to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-04-23
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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Claim by John Pond on behalf of Reverend Walker, Cambridge, 1826-06-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/12: 418-429
Scope and Contents For his services in the experiments in determining the difference in longitude between Paris and Greenwich.
Dates: 1826-06-01
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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Confirmed minutes, 1823 - 1829

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/8
Scope and Contents Minutes of Board of Longitude meetings regarding, among other matters, experiments to discover the longitude of Falmouth; instruments required by Fearon Fallows at the Cape of Good Hope; Sir Humphrey Davy's suggestion of publishing a catalogue of double stars by John Herschel and Sir James South; Johann Tiarks's trip to Heligoland to discover the longitude of the island and its relative position to both the coast of Germany and Greenwich; the purchase of a 14-foot reflecting telescope for the...
Dates: 1823 - 1829
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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Copy of a letter to John Pond concerning observations at Greenwich, 1831-10-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 54r
Scope and Contents From the Item: Copies of outgoing correspondence from Astronomer Royal, John Pond, and his assistant, Thomas Taylor, at the Royal Observatory. Some of the letters are addressed to chronometer makers. Note that correspondence to more than one person often appears on the same page.
Dates: 1831-10-07
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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Correspondence on chronometers, 1822 - 1835

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 1-64
Scope and Contents Copies of outgoing correspondence from Astronomer Royal, John Pond, and his assistant, Thomas Taylor, at the Royal Observatory. Some of the letters are addressed to chronometer makers. Note that correspondence to more than one person often appears on the same page.
Dates: 1822 - 1835
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 advising completion of repairs to Margetts chronometer No. 223, 1831-04-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 181-181a
Scope and Contents Sent from Clement Harris to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-04-20
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 advising cost for repairs to a chronometer, 1831-04-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 184
Scope and Contents Sent from Richard Webster to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-04-23
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 apologising for delays in repairing chronometers, 1830-09-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 171
Scope and Contents Sent from Thomas Earnshaw to John Pond.
Dates: 1830-09-22
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).
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Letter appealing against request to withdraw claims concerning the conduct of the chronometer trial, 1835-02-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 240-241
Scope and Contents Sent from Arnold and Dent to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-02-07
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 complaining of a violation of the declaration by J. S. Eiffe, 1833-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 227
Scope and Contents Sent from Arnold and Dent to John Pond.
Dates: 1833-12-31
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 complaining that decision to award a premium for the Carter chronometer has not been officially received, 1835-02-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 244
Scope and Contents Sent from John Carter to John Pond
Dates: 1835-02-23
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 a request for the performance rates of a chronometer withdrawn from a trial, 1825-07-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 22
Scope and Contents Sent from James Scott to John Pond.
Dates: 1825-07-18
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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Letter concerning a request to present a chronometer to the Board of Admiralty, 1822-01-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 5
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Lancaster to John Pond.
Dates: 1822-01-26
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 condition of a Molyneux & Cope chronometer No. 3, 1826-12-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 53
Scope and Contents Sent from Molyneux & Cope to John Pond.
Dates: 1826-12-04
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 concerning condition of chronometer No. 154, 1825-06-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 20
Scope and Contents Sent from Robert Pennington to John Pond.
Dates: 1825-06-29
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 concerning damage to Earnshaw chronometer No. 508, 1825-05-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 18
Scope and Contents Sent from Thomas Earnshaw to John Pond.
Dates: 1825-05-14
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 delay to delivery of chronometers to the Royal Observatory, 1826-03-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 41
Scope and Contents Also includes report of damage to chronometer No. 509. Sent from Thomas Earnshaw to John Pond.
Dates: 1826-03-27
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 delivery of a silver pocket chronometer, No. 553, to Captain King, 1826-04-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 42
Scope and Contents Sent from James Murray to John Pond.
Dates: 1826-04-14
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 delivery of chronometers to the Royal Observatory, 1825-03-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 15
Scope and Contents Sent from Joshua Rigby to John Pond.
Dates: 1825-03-14
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 delivery of two chronometers, 1827-11-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 56
Scope and Contents Sent from Barraud & Sons to John Pond.
Dates: 1827-11-07
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 details of advertisement for the deposit of chronometers at Greenwich, 1821-08-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 3
Scope and Contents Sent from [James] Scott to John Pond.
Dates: 1821-08-10
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 repairs to chronometer No. 16, 1825-01-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 11
Scope and Contents Sent from Robert Pennington to John Pond.
Dates: 1825-01-26
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 return of Earnshaw chronometer No. 508, 1825-05-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 19
Scope and Contents Sent from Thomas Earnshaw to John Pond.
Dates: 1825-05-18
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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Letter concerning the condition of chronometer Lancaster Nos. 552 and 566, 1825-12-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 36
Scope and Contents Sent from Grimaldi & Johnson to John Pond.
Dates: 1825-12-02
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 concerning the delivery of three chronometers to the Royal Observatory, 1821-08-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 2
Scope and Contents Sent from Sutherland Davies & Co to Pond.
Dates: 1821-08-07
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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