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Gilpin, George, 1810 (Secretary to the Board of Longitude)

 Person

Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:

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Account with George Gilpin, 1781 - 1809

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/17: 294-309a
Scope and Contents From the File: Papers regarding payments for work done on behalf of the Board.
Dates: 1781 - 1809
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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Copies of letters from Charles Hutton, Andrew Mackay and George Gilpin, 1806-05-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 120
Scope and Contents Concerning Major General Grant's instrument to determine the ship's rate of sailing.
Dates: 1806-05-06
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).
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Copy of a letter from George Gilpin to William Forder, 1810-06-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 263
Scope and Contents From the Item: Four letters from Forder, with three copies of related letters sent by representatives of the Board of Longitude. Also, a plan by Forder for his improvement of timepieces.
Dates: 1810-06-04
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 Vesta and Ceres, 1789 - 1807

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/119
Scope and Contents Letters to Maskelyne and related papers on the minor planet Ceres.i. Letter from Dr Gauss, Brunswick, Germany, 20 February 1802, on ephemeris of Ceres, March-April 1802.ii. Letter from Dr Gauss, Brunswick, Germany, 3 April 1802, on ephemeris of Ceres, 21 April - 29 June 1802.iii. Letter from Dr Gauss, Brunswick, Germany, 30 January 1803, thanking Maskelyne for his present of Taylor's tables and giving corrections to the observed position of Ceres.iv. Geocentric...
Dates: 1789 - 1807
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 with the Admiralty on the payment of accounts, 1803-1823, 1803 - 1823

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/2: 346-356
Scope and Contents From the File: Includes information regarding salaries of members and imprest monies, financial reports and correspondence with the Admiralty.
Dates: 1803 - 1823
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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Diary of payments by the Board of Longitude for outstanding bills, 1799 - 1810

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/324: 20v-21r
Scope and Contents From the File: A diary of work performed on the 'Nautical Almanac' and arrangements for its compilation and publication.
Dates: 1799 - 1810
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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George Gilpin's account of the rate of two box chronometers belonging to Mr Emery, 1792-04-17 - 1792-06-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 195
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters and two sets of rates for chronometers made by Emery.
Dates: 1792-04-17 - 1792-06-01
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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George Gilpin's account of the rate of two box chronometers belonging to Mr Emery, 1792-08-12 - 1792-11-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 197
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters and two sets of rates for chronometers made by Emery.
Dates: 1792-08-12 - 1792-11-30
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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Letter and description of an instrument by James Shaw to George Gilpin, 1815-05-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 277-280
Scope and Contents Concerning his method of determining the latitude and longitude at one observation, his improvements to quadrants and sextants, and his invention of an instrument for taking altitudes without a horizon.
Dates: 1815-05-18
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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Letter and traverse tables from Richard Judson to George Gilpin, 1805-01-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 322-323
Scope and Contents Concerning his solution for finding longitude and including 'a correct traverse table'.
Dates: 1805-01-04
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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Letter and traverse tables from Richard Judson to George Gilpin, 1804-07-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 314-315
Scope and Contents Letter concerning his solution for finding longitude and including his improved traverse tables.
Dates: 1804-07-11
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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Letter from Adam Johnson to George Gilpin, 1816-06-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 92-92a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file: With an index of names.
Dates: 1816-06-03
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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Letter from B. E. Burrile to George Gilpin, 1821-06-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 30-30a
Scope and Contents Concerning a telescope thought to have been used by Sir Isaac Newton.
Dates: 1821-06-12
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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Letter from Captain J. Hamstead to George Gilpin, 1809-08-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 80-80a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-file : Two letters.
Dates: 1809-08-19
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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Letter from Captain J. Hamstead to George Gilpin, 1809-12-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 81-81*
Scope and Contents Concerning his work on magnetism.
Dates: 1809-12-05
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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Letter from Charles Moody to George Gilpin, 1806-01-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 382-383
Scope and Contents Stating that his son had tested out his plan while at sea on a voyage from Shields to Memel and back. He provides figures for latitude and longitude obtained from this trip and the times of each observation.
Dates: 1806-01-29
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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Letter from clergyman John Edsall to George Gilpin, 1808-10-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 10-11
Scope and Contents Vouching for the integrity of John Beale who had invented an instrument for longitude.
Dates: 1808-10-17
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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Letter from F. Ferguson to George Gilpin, 1806-12-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 66-66a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file : With an index of names.
Dates: 1806-12-04
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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Letter from F. Ferguson to George Gilpin, 1806-12-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 67-67a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file : With an index of names.
Dates: 1806-12-11
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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Letter from George Douglas to George Gilpin, 1815-06-17 - 1815-07-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 55-56
Scope and Contents With a copy of a reply from Thomas Hurd.
Dates: 1815-06-17 - 1815-07-07
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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Letter from George Gilpin, 1801-07-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/33: 1
Scope and Contents The letter gives notice of a visitation of the Royal Society to the Royal Observatory on 10 July 1801. Various computations are scribbled on the reverse of the letter.
Dates: 1801-07-06
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).
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Letter from George Hanger to George Gilpin, 1800 - 1810

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 81a-81b
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file: With an index of names.
Dates: 1800 - 1810
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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Letter from J. Pimlot to George Gilpin, 1803-10-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 234-235
Scope and Contents With a copy of a reply to Pimlot [RGO 14/38: 235].
Dates: 1803-10-25
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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Letter from John Beale to George Gilpin, 1808-10-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 8-9
Scope and Contents Informing the Board of Longitude that he had constructed an instrument to measure the time from the departure of a ship to its arrival.
Dates: 1808-10-17
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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Letter from John Beale to George Gilpin, 1808-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 12-13
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters from Beale, one of which is accompanied by a letter from a clergyman of his parish (Woodbury) attesting to Beale's good character.
Dates: 1808-11-25
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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