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Kendall, Larcum, 1719 - 1790 (watchmaker)

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Observations on Point Venus in the island of Otahitee [Otaheite/Tahiti], 1773-08-26 - 1773-08-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/59/2: 9r-10r
Scope and Contents

These include daily observations; observations of the moon’s distance from the sun; observations on the dip of the magnetic needle; observations for the variation of the compass; observations on the tides; observations for the going of the two clocks; observations for the going of Mr Kendall’s watch; and observations for the latitude of Point Venus.

Dates: 1773-08-26 - 1773-08-31
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

Observations on Point Venus in the island of Otahitee [Otaheite/Tahiti], 1774-04-22 - 1774-05-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/59/2: 13r-15v
Scope and Contents

These include daily observations; Azimuths of the sun; lunar observations; observations for the line of collimation of the quadrant; observations for the latitude of Point Venus by Hadley’s Quadrant; observations for the dip of the needle; observations for the going of the clock; observations for the going of Mr Kendall’s watch; and observations for the latitude of Point Venus.

Dates: 1774-04-22 - 1774-05-10
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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