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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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Letter from W.H. Mallison to George Gilpin, 1810-06-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 211
Scope and Contents Enclosing the letter at [RGO 14/36: 212-213].
Dates: 1810-06-05
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 William Chapman to George Gilpin, 1800-03-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 36-36a
Scope and Contents Concerning his book of observations.
Dates: 1800-03-03
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 William Hardy to George Gilpin, 1805-10-10 - 1805-10-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 238
Scope and Contents From the Item: Four letters and an account of the rates of Hardy's clock.
Dates: 1805-10-10 - 1805-10-18
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 from William Hardy to George Gilpin, 1807-05-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 241-242
Scope and Contents From the Item: Four letters and an account of the rates of Hardy's clock.
Dates: 1807-05-12
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 William Hardy to 'John' [George] Gilpin, 1807-01-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 239-240
Scope and Contents From the Item: Four letters and an account of the rates of Hardy's clock.
Dates: 1807-01-08
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 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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Letter from William Marsden to George Gilpin, 1805-03-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 5
Scope and Contents Enclosing a plan for the trial of timekeepers, see [RGO 14/23: 6-10].
Dates: 1805-03-07
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 to Lieutenant Colonel Edward Ferguson, 1806-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 10
Scope and Contents Draft of a letter from [George Gilpin?] informing Ferguson that the Board would not meet again before that December and that they did not offer advance sums of money without first being convinced of the value of a proposal.
Dates: 1806-06
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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Letters chiefly from Richard Judson, 1803 - 1806

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 304-337
Scope and Contents Sixteen letters from Judson concerning his method of finding longitude and his solution for squaring the circle, sent from Beverly, Yorkshire; with a related letter from Charles Dundas to the Admiralty. Many of the letters from Judson begin with traverse tables, calculations, or diagrams. The letters are largely to George Gilpin, with Nevil Maskelyne, Sir Philip Stephens and Dundas as other recipients.
Dates: 1803 - 1806
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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Miscellaneous papers relating to accounts, 1797 - 1828

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/16: 544-711
Scope and Contents Includes half-used Messrs Coutts and Co. cheque book belonging to the Board, with several books of cheque stubs.
Dates: 1797 - 1828
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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Note from Joseph Manton to George Gilpin, 1807-03-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 247
Scope and Contents From the Item: Note and letter.
Dates: 1807-03-05
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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Outline of a plan for submitting timekeepers offered for sale to the public to a trial, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 6-10
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum experiments;...
Dates: 1805
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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Papers on Pallas and Ceres, 1802 - 1804

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/123
Scope and Contents Various loose papers relating to the discovery of Pallas and Ceres.1. Rough calculations of Pallas, 1803.2. Rough calculations of Ceres, 1803.3. Other calculations of Pallas written on a Royal Society invitation, 1803.4. Another calculation of Pallas, 1803.5. Calculations of Pallas, 1803.6. Observations of associated stars, 1802-1803.7. Computations from observations of Pallas, 1802-1803.8. Rough calculations of Pallas,...
Dates: 1802 - 1804
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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Papers regarding the return of instruments and presents to the Board of Longitude, 1789 - 1823

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/14: 232-256
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum experiments;...
Dates: 1789 - 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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Printed invitation from George Gilpin, 1793-11-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/17: 1-2
Scope and Contents The invitation is a request to attend a Royal Society meeting on 21 November 1793. It is covered with various calculations.
Dates: 1793-11-18
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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Printed invitation from George Gilpin, 1797-04-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/27: 1
Scope and Contents The invitation gives notice of a Royal Society meeting on 6 April 1797. It is covered with various calculations.
Dates: 1797-04-03
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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Printed invitation from George Gilpin, 1797-05-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/28: 1-2
Scope and Contents The invitation gives notice of a Royal Society meeting on 11 May 1797. It is covered with various calculations.
Dates: 1797-05-08
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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Printed invitation from George Gilpin, 1798-03-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/29: 1-2
Scope and Contents The invitation gives notice of a Royal Society meeting on 15 March 1798. It is covered with various calculations.
Dates: 1798-03-12
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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Receipt from George Gilpin, 1797-03-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/16: 420-421
Scope and Contents From the File: The accounts of printers and publishers for Board of Longitude publications, with miscellaneous accounts.
Dates: 1797-03-09
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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Reduction of the Moon's place, 1762 - 1792

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/131
Scope and Contents Reductions of the Moon's place in comparison with tables, 1763-1771, and calculations by Mr Hollins of the Moon's transit, 1772, by George Gilpin on the Moon's places, 1768-1776, by William Bayly on the Moon, 1766-1775, and by Reuben Burrows on the Moon, 1762-1770. There are also reductions of the Moon's place, 1781-1782, and references to reduced observations, 1783-1792.
Dates: 1762 - 1792
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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Remarks made by John Grant, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/26: 58-74b
Scope and Contents Printed paper by Arnold which was sent to Grant by Nevil Maskelyne; a note by [George Gilpin] records that Mr Grant did not see it necessary to make any remarks upon it [RGO 14/26: 59].
Dates: 1805
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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