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Jones, Thomas, 1775 - 1852 (maker of scientific instruments)

 Person

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Extract from a report of the Committee of Instruments and Proposals, 1820-04-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 211
Scope and Contents

Concerning estimates received from Troughton, Dollond and Jones for instruments for the Cape Observatory.

Dates: 1820-04-20
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).
 Item

Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-11-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 59-60
Scope and Contents

Concerning the payment of a further £200 to Mr Jones for the construction of the mural circle for the Cape Observatory and a payment of £150 to Tiarks for his services in ascertaining the longitude of Falmouth.

Dates: 1823-11-08
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 Thomas Jones to Dr Thomas Young, 1820-05-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 181-181a
Scope and Contents

Concerning his progress on the six-foot mural circle for the Cape Observatory and requesting £200 for his work.

Dates: 1820-05-30
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 from Thomas Jones to Dr Thomas Young, 1821-01-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 182
Scope and Contents

Concerning his progress on the six-foot mural circle for the Cape Observatory (which was half made) and requesting £200 for his work.

Dates: 1821-01-24
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 Jones to Dr Thomas Young, 1825-01-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 183-183a
Scope and Contents

Informing him that the six-foot mural circle for the Cape Observatory was complete and requesting payment.

Dates: 1825-01-28
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).
 Item

Letter from Thomas Jones to Dr Thomas Young, 1825-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 184
Scope and Contents

Enquiring whether the changes he had made to the Greenwich mural circle should also be made to that for the Cape Observatory, and also enquiring about making spare pieces or parts.

Dates: 1825-05
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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