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Molyneux, Samuel, 1689 - 1728 (astronomer and politician)

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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence and related papers, 1671 - 1725

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/36
Scope and Contents A guardbook of letters received by Flamsteed, with some drafts of replies and some copies of both, 163 folios. The correspondents are mainly in the English provinces, although some write from abroad, and there are also original letters from Flamsteed to Sir Jonas Moore. The letters date primarily from 1671 to 1719, but a few are either undated or possibly earlier. Apart from those to Moore, most of the letters are of the eighteenth century. Many of the sheets have rough arithmetical notes on...
Dates: 1671 - 1725
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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Correspondence on terrestrial longitude, 1833 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/181
Scope and Contents Correspondence on finding terrestrial longitude by testing chronometers at the culmination of Moon and stars. There is material on the longitudes of Chelmsford, Limerick, Port Stephen (Australia), Paris, Edinburgh, Antwerp, Dublin, Armagh, Cambridge, Oxford, Bedford, Hartwell, Portsmouth, Devonport, Hamburg, Liverpool and Regent's Park. The correspondents include E.J. Cooper, J.C. Fremont, P.P. King, W.H.C. Bartlett, Sir F. Beaufort, G. Fisher, E. Sabine, T. Henderson, R. Sheepshanks, J....
Dates: 1833 - 1848
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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Guardbook of letters, 1674-03 - 1719-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/37
Scope and Contents The contents of a guardbook of letters received by Flamsteed, 162 folios. The dorses have often been used by Flamsteed for rough calculations. The correspondents include several people connected with Flamsteed's living of Burstow or with other property. The volume includes a printed notice advertising William Whiston's experiment to find the speed of light and sound (150r).The correspondents are Stephen Gray; [Dr] John Arbuthnot; 'E.B.' [probably to Mrs Flamsteed, telling the story of a...
Dates: 1674-03 - 1719-03
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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Molyneux Papers, 1952-10-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 35/174
Scope and Contents A microfilm of papers of the Molyneux family:1. Evangelista Torricellio, 'On the Motion of Heavy Bodys Naturally Falling and Projected. In Two Books. Wherein are shewn the Ingenious Performances of Nature by Motion In A Parabolick Line. And the universal Doctrine of Projects is Dispatchd by the Description of a Semicircle', translated from the Latin by William Molyneaux, Dublin, October 1681.2. Letter book of Samuel Molyneaux, 1707-1709.3. Correspondence of John...
Dates: 1952-10-11
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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