Moore, Jonas, Sir, 1617 - 1679 (Knight, mathematician and patron of astronomy)
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Copies of papers on optics, apparently all by William Gascoigne, 1641-1642, transcribed by Jonas Moore during the mid-17th century or later: 'Concerning the makeing pro-portioning and useing of Persp[ective] Glasses' (210r-214v), 'Explanation of the Diagrams for wheeles' (215rv), 'Further notes' (216r-217r), 'De Chartas way demonstrated shortly with notes' (217rv), 'The Demonstration of the ey' (217v-218r), and 'The motion of a Convex Glasse'.
Various papers on the history the Royal Observatory, probably written by John Pond.
1. Resumé of the careers of Nevil Maskelyne and Sir Jonas Moore, with a note on the death of James Bradley.
2. Summary of the history of the Observatory, John Flamsteed and Edmond Halley. This was originally the first part of no. 1.
3. Important dates in the history of the Observatory.