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Shepherd, Anthony, c1721 - 1796 (astronomer)

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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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Account of books supplied by Anthony Shepherd to Nevil Maskelyne, and money owed for the period 1784-1790, 1790-02-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/320/4: 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: The collection comprises a large series of observations, calculations, computations and tables, with accounts, booklets, illustrations, journals of voyages, notes, treatises and other material. There is a large volume of correspondence, which reflects the varied nature of the Astronomer Royal's work, and includes correspondence with computers and comparers; letters from Gauss, Piazzi, Zach and Olbers, who contacted Maskelyne at the time of the discovery of the minor planets; and correspondence...
Dates: 1790-02-12
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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Account with Anthony Shepherd, 1770 - 1773

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/18: 310-313
Scope and Contents From the File: Papers regarding payments for work done on behalf of the Board, including some miscellaneous receipts.
Dates: 1770 - 1773
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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Copies of letters sent by Nevil Maskelyne and Lady Clive, 1763 - 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/9/5
Scope and Contents Copies of letters written by Lady Clive to her brother Nevil Maskelyne (three letters dated 1775) and to Edmund Maskelyne (one letter dated 1766); originals are in the volume catalogued at RGO 218/9/1. Also, copies of two letters from Nevil Maskelyne to his brother Edmund (29 Dec. 1763, written from Barbados describing his observatory and experiences) and to Anthony Shepherd (written 15 Oct. 1764 on his return from Barbados, reporting his observations and thanking him for notification of the...
Dates: 1763 - 1917
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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Tables of Longitude by Cvr de Bergue, military engineer and geographer, 1789-08-15 - 1789-08-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 612
Scope and Contents Received by Dr [Anthony] Shepherd from Sir Harry Parker.
Dates: 1789-08-15 - 1789-08-16
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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Testimonial for Nevil Maskelyne from the Mathematical and Astronomical Professors at Cambridge, 1764-10-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/3/6
Scope and Contents The Rev. Nevil Maskelyne's testimonial from the Mathematical and Astronomical Professors at Cambridge, in favour of his abilities as a fit person to execute the office of his Majesty's Astronomer at Greenwich. Signed by Roger Long, Robert Smith, Anthony Shepherd and Edward Waring.
Dates: 1764-10-27
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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