Robertson, Abram, 1751 - 1826 (mathematician and astronomer)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Includes accounts of the rates of chronometers, reports on chronometer trials, and eleven related letters.
Memoranda on directions for computers, dates of Oxford and Cambridge terms, and a list of current computers, 1809
A diary of work performed on the 'Nautical Almanac' and arrangements for its compilation and publication.
Unbound proof sheets of James Bradley's observed transits of the Sun, planets and fixed stars over the meridian, 5 January 1756 - 16 July 1762, and observed meridional distances of the fixed stars and planets from the zenith, 7 January 1756 - 13 October 1783. The proof sheets were calculated and corrected by Abram Robertson at Oxford, 1800-1802
Recommendations by members of the Board of Longitude on the nature and conditions of the reward to be offered for the finding of longitude at sea. The correspondents include Davies Gilbert, Professor Abram Robertson and Captain Henry Kater.