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Nepean, Evan, Sir, 1752 - 1822 (1st Baronet, Statesman, Governor of Bombay)

 Person

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from Captain James Bowen to Evan Nepean, 1796-02-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 162-163
Scope and Contents

Written in support of a timekeeper by Thomas Mudge put on board the HMS Glory.

Dates: 1796-02-10
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 Evan Nepean to William Wales, 1795-12-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 161
Scope and Contents

Concerning Thomas Mudge's proposal to supply the Royal Navy with timekeepers made upon the principle invented by his late father.

Dates: 1795-12-08
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 from Evan Nepean to William Wales, 1796-02-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 164
Scope and Contents

Concerning a favourable report on a timekeeper by Thomas Mudge.

Dates: 1796-02-11
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 from Evan Nepean to William Wales, 1796-08-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 165
Scope and Contents

Concerning a report by Lord Hugh Seymour on timekeepers put on board the HMS Sans Pareil.

Dates: 1796-08-19
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 from John Charles Sander on a self-regulating clock, which was also a machine of perpetual motion, 1803-01-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 273-275
Scope and Contents

Sent to Evan Nepean.

Dates: 1803-01-04
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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Letters regarding Captain J. Whidbey's claim for payment, 1797

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/12: 479-483
Scope and Contents

The claim was for astronomical work done while master of HMS 'Discovery' on its voyage of 1791-1795. It includes a list of places where the observatory was erected [RGO 14/12: 483v].

Dates: 1797
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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W. Robson's note respecting the longitude, the property of squares, and the quadrature of the circle, 1802

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/54: 349-351a
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: 1802
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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