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Pond, John, 1767 - 1836 (astronomer)

 Person

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter concerning the rejection of a chronometer submitted for a trial, 1825-07-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 21
Scope and Contents

Sent from James Scott to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-07-11
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 concerning the value of chronometer Nos. 134 and 160, 1825-04-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 17
Scope and Contents

Sent from McCabes & Strachan to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-04-08
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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Letter concerning the whereabouts of Earnshaw chronometer No. 409, 1825-07-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 24
Scope and Contents

Sent from Thomas Earnshaw to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-07-22
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 concerning the whereabouts of Mudge chronometer No. 8, 1825-07-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 25
Scope and Contents From the File:

Letters and declarations to Pond from chronometer makers, including Robert Molyneux, Parkinson & Frodsham, Thomas Earnshaw and E.J. Dent. The volume also includes five undated lists of makers' estimates for repair from Arnold and Arnold & Dent.

Dates: 1825-07-25
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: 28
Scope and Contents

Sent from Parkinson & Frodsham 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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Letter reporting on condition of Carter chronometer No. 131 and cost of repair, 1834-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 232
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Carter to John Pond.

Dates: 1834-04-28
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 reporting on condition of chronometers, 1828-11-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 89
Scope and Contents

Sent from Thomas Earnshaw to John Pond.

Dates: 1828-11-21
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 repairs to Dent chronometer No. 2 and Arnold chronometer No. 578, 1831-05-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 191
Scope and Contents

Sent rom Arnold and Dent to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-05-30
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 reporting on the cause of a non-working chronometer, 1826-04-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 43
Scope and Contents

Sent from Thomas Porthouse to John Pond.

Dates: 1826-04-12
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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Letter reporting on the condition of chronometer No. 27, 1827-08-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 55
Scope and Contents

Sent from J. Robinson & Son to John Pond.

Dates: 1827-08-06
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 reporting on the condition of several chronometers and the cost of repair, 1835-03-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 251-252
Scope and Contents

Sent from Arnold and Dent to John Pond.

Dates: 1835-03-19
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 requesting permission to carry out magnetic experiments on chronometers, 1832-12-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 214
Scope and Contents

Sent from Arnold and Dent to John Pond.

Dates: 1832-12-17
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 restating claim for Carter chronometer to be judged fairly in the light of errors concerning the conduct of the chronometer trial, 1835-02-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 242-243
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Carter to John Pond.

Dates: 1835-02-09
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 setting out case for Arnold and Dent to be awarded a prize in the chronometer trial, 1835-02-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 236-237
Scope and Contents

Sent from Arnold & Dent to John Pond.

Dates: 1835-02-03
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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