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Parker, George, 1697 - 1764 (2nd Earl of Macclesfield, astronomer)

 Person

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Letter from Robert Blair to Sir Harry Parker, 1786-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 25-25a
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Two letters.

Dates: 1786-02-06
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 William Mitchel to Sir Harry Parker, 1787-02-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 7-8
Scope and Contents From the Item:

On finding longitude by eclipses of Jupiter's satellites and by the moon's meridian passage, and on a quadrant and other instruments.

Dates: 1787-02-01
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 to Bradley, 1729 - 1762

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 3/43/8
Scope and Contents Letters to James Bradley and other correspondence.1. Letter to Bradley on atmospheric pressure, with two examples of evidence provided by the author for his argument. There is also a piece on the origins of springs and rainfall by 'Academicus', an unknown pupil and admirer.2. Equation written on a letter to Mrs Paine of Wanstead, Essex.3. Letter to Mrs Woodom from Mathew Hymondefold, 11 October l729, informing her of the safe return home of him and his family. On the...
Dates: 1729 - 1762
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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Papers on comets, 1723 - 1759

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 3/43/6
Scope and Contents Papers on comets and other subjects.1. 'Observations upon the Comets that appeared in the months of September and October 1757', with reference to unnamed stars and observational technique, including an acknowledgement to Dr Smith's three volumes on optics.2. Observations to ascertain the 1757 comet's right ascension, its position relative to the Earth and other stars, and its declination, with attendant calculations.3. Table of observations of the 1759...
Dates: 1723 - 1759
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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Tables, 1745

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 3/42
Scope and Contents

A collection of tables: (i) Refraction tables made from Lord Macclesfield's observations; (ii) Reduction of micrometer; (iii) Tables of Jupiter's satellites (in Latin); (iv) Lunar tables (in Latin); (v) Solar tables; (vi) Lunar tables; (vii) Tables of the nonagesimal.

Dates: 1745
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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