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

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

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).
 Item

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).
 Item

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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