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

 Person

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

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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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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, 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 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 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 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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Letter from John Dumbell to George Gilpin, 1803-12-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 233
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Letter and printed proposal.

Dates: 1803-12-01
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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Letter from John Hughes to George Gilpin, 1805-02-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 84-84a
Scope and Contents

Concerning an instrument sent from Waterford for the 'Priscilla'.

Dates: 1805-02-28
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 Stoyle to George Gilpin, 1803-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 142-143
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Three letters.

Dates: 1803-12-31
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 Lieutenant Colonel Edward Ferguson to George Gilpin, 1806-06-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 8-9
Scope and Contents

Stating that he had made a successful trial of his log to ascertain the rate of a current and requesting a reward to purchase a patent.

Dates: 1806-06-19
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 Lieutenant Colonel Edward Ferguson to George Gilpin, 1806-06-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 11-12
Scope and Contents

Enclosing a description of his method for ascertaining the rate of a ship in a current at sea, and requesting that this be laid before the Board of Longitude.

Dates: 1806-06-04
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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Letter from Mark Standerwick to George Gilpin, 1805-06-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 239
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Three letters concerning a new instrument for ascertaining longitude, of which he had made a model.

Dates: 1805-06-24
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 Mark Standerwick to George Gilpin, 1805-07-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 240-240a
Scope and Contents

Describing his horizontal sundial.

Dates: 1805-07-11
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 R. Nelson (Navy Office) to George Gilpin, 1799

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 491
Scope and Contents

Conveying an Admiralty request to know whether any public chronometers were in the hands of the Board of Longitude.

Dates: 1799
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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