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Pond, John, 1767 - 1836 (astronomer)

 Person

Found in 109 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter concerning the whereabouts of Mudge chronometer No. 8 and Earnshaw chronometer No. 409, 1825-07-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 30
Scope and Contents Sent from Clement Harris to John Pond.
Dates: 1825-07-30
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 concerning the whereabouts of Mudge chronometer No. 8 and Earnshaw chronometer No. 409, 1825-07-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 29
Scope and Contents Sent from Grimaldi & Johnson to John Pond.
Dates: 1825-07-29
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 the whereabouts of two chronometers, 1825-07-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 27
Scope and Contents Sent from Matthew Dutton to John Pond.
Dates: 1825-07-27
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 confirming attendance at an investigatory meeting on 2 March 1835, 1835-02-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 245
Scope and Contents Sent from Arnold and Dent to John Pond. The letter also requests the attendance of Messrs Henry Appleton, and Birchell.
Dates: 1835-02-26
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 enquiring about the chronometers supplied to Captain William Parry, 1827-04-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 54
Scope and Contents Sent from John Baird to John Pond.
Dates: 1827-04-04
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 D. Brewster to John Pond, 1818-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 78
Scope and Contents Concerning Rev. Henry Liston.
Dates: 1818-01-22
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 from George Airy to Mrs Pond (widow of John Pond), 1839-06-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/10/22/1
Scope and Contents Asking her to explain to Margaret Story-Maskelyne the circumstances under which she was refused entry to the Royal Observatory Greenwich and thanking Margaret for information concerning the discovery of Flamsteed's well.
Dates: 1839-06-18
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 from John Crosley to John Pond, 1812-11-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 65-66
Scope and Contents Concerning recalculations of observations from a voyage of HMS Investigator.
Dates: 1812-11-28
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 Pond on the adjustment of the new transit circle, 1822 - 1829

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 28-30
Scope and Contents From the File: Observations and correspondence regarding miscellaneous astronomical matters.
Dates: 1822 - 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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Letter from John Pond to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1811-06-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 45-46
Scope and Contents Concerning remuneration for Matthew and Samuel Ward Flinders for recalculating observations from HMS Investigator.
Dates: 1811-06-07
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 from John Pond to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1811-06-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 51-52
Scope and Contents Concerning observations made by Captain Matthew Flinders.
Dates: 1811-06-18
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 from John Pond to [the Board of Longitude], 1811-06-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 47
Scope and Contents Originally enclosing a letter from Captain Flinders.
Dates: 1811-06-10
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 from John Roger Arnold reporting on the poor condition of chronometer No. 2164, 1828-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 45r/1
Scope and Contents Sent to Thomas Taylor .
Dates: 1828-10
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 from Joseph Barlow to John Pond, 1818-02-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 250-253
Scope and Contents With a set of calculations.
Dates: 1818-02-10
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 from Matthew Flinders to John Pond, 1811-06-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 43-44
Scope and Contents Concerning the inclusion of observations taken by Mr Inman among the recalculated observations of HMS Investigator.
Dates: 1811-06-05
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 Samuel Ward Flinders to John Pond, 1811-09-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 55-56
Scope and Contents Concerning observations made on a voyage of HMS Investigator.
Dates: 1811-09-10
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 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 Thomas Wilkinson to John Pond, 1816-08-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 51-51a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file : With an index of names.
Dates: 1816-08-17
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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Letter from William Barnes to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-10-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/41: 34-35
Scope and Contents Concerning a model of his instrument and his previous correspondence with John Pond.
Dates: 1823-10-03
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 giving consent to the Board of Admiralty to send a chronometer away for testing, 1822-07-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 6
Scope and Contents Sent from Edward Baker to John Pond.
Dates: 1822-07-11
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 informing Pond that he had been made Superintendent of Chronometers for the use of His Majesty's Navy, 1821-07-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 2
Scope and Contents Sent from John Croker to John Pond.
Dates: 1821-07-23
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 listing repairs to chronometer Nos. 305, 446 and 825, 1831-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 188
Scope and Contents Sent from Thomas Earnshaw to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-04-28
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 objecting to the withdrawal of chronometers from a trial, 1829-09-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 127-128
Scope and Contents Sent from J. Abacar to John Pond.
Dates: 1829-09-02
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 reporting condition of chronometer No. 388 and cost of repair, 1835-01-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 234
Scope and Contents Sent from Barraud and Sons to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-01-10
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 reporting on condition and repair cost for chronometer No. 388, 1830-11-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 176
Scope and Contents Sent from Barraud & Sons to John Pond.
Dates: 1830-11-18
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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