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George, III, 1738 - 1820 (King of Great Britain and Ireland)

 Person

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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Journal entries concerning O'Whyhee [Hawaii], 1792-04-28 - 1792-05-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/62: 150*r-153v
Scope and Contents These pages are inverted in the volume and should be read from 153v-150*r. A daily, narrative account of activity at Hawaii from 28 April until 7 May 1792, just a few days before Gooch was killed. The entries contain many ethnographic observations, and include a list of translated [Polynesian] words [RGO 14/62: 153v]; an account of their reception by the chief who enquired after King George’s health and presented a child he had named after him [RGO 14/62: 153v]; news of Captain...
Dates: 1792-04-28 - 1792-05-07
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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King's warrant appointing Nevil Maskelyne 'Our Astronomical Observator in our Observatory at Greenwich', 1765-02-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/3/9
Scope and Contents

Royal warrant of appointment, detailing Maskelyne's duties and fixing his salary (£100 plus £26 for an assistant or servant). Signed by the Earl of Sandwich and George III.

Dates: 1765-02-08
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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King's warrant for the augmentation of the salary of the assistant to the Astronomer Royal, 1810-05-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/3/27
Scope and Contents

Warrant increasing the salary of the assistant to Nevil Maskelyne, Astronomer Royal at the Royal Observatory Greenwich to £100. Signed by George III.

Dates: 1810-05-01
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 David Kinnebrook, 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 35/110
Scope and Contents

A photocopy of a letter from David Kinnebrook to his father, 22 May 1795, describing a visit by King George III to Greenwich. There are also other miscellaneous pieces of news, including mention of his meeting certain mathematicians, as well as a detailed description of a mathematical question.

Dates: 1985
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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Memorials and royal instructions, 1726 - 1764

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/301
Scope and Contents Four memorials and royal instructions.1. Letter from the Royal Society, 2 June 1726, on the purchase of equipment and instruments for the Observatory, autographed by Sir Isaac Newton.2. Instructions to the Astronomer Royal regarding his residing at Greenwich, the need for security at the Observatory, the scrutinizing of observations and the publication of findings.3. A memorial to King George III, with a brief history of the appointments of the Astronomical Observator...
Dates: 1726 - 1764
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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Minutes of the Board of Visitors, 1784 - 1830

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/22
Scope and Contents Minutes of the Council of the Royal Society:27 May 1784: resolving that the printing bill for the second volume of the 'Greenwich Observations' be paid.24 June 1784: concerning the King's approval of a proposal for ascertaining the relative situations of the observatories at Greenwich and Paris.29 July 1784: concerning and including a letter from Lieut. General Roy, dated 28 June 1784, on the measurement of a base line. The minutes also cover Visitation...
Dates: 1784 - 1830
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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Regulations for the Astronomical Observator at Greenwich, 1765-03-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/3/12
Scope and Contents

Document outlining the regulations to be followed by the Astronomical Observator and his assistant at Greenwich. Signed by the Earl of Sandwich and King George III.

Dates: 1765-03-16
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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