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

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

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).
 Item

Letter from R. Paisley to George Gilpin, 1815-02-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 213-214
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Three letters.

Dates: 1815-02-10
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 Harvie to George Gilpin, 1804-04-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 540-541
Scope and Contents

Concerning his method of determining longitude, which he called 'Longitude discovered by an Observation of the Sun'. Harvie mentions that he had been a master in the merchant service and was in the navy, but was now 76 years old and 'an old worn out seaman'.

Dates: 1804-04-13
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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