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Hardy, William, 1832 (horologist)

 Person

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

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Account with William Hardy, 1808

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/17: 314-315
Scope and Contents From the File:

Papers regarding payments for work done on behalf of the Board.

Dates: 1808
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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Catalogues and other papers, 1801 - 1830

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/222
Scope and Contents Various catalogues reduced to the beginnings of several years in right ascension and north polar distance for 1801-1830, comparison of catalogues at different epochs, and computed north polar distances by different refractions; computation of the Sun's diameter in turn reduced to the Earth's mean distance, 1801-1816; an account of William Hardy's transit clock, 1811-1830; and the zenith distance of Alpha Lyrae, 28 January 1825 - 17 May 1830, made with both Edward Troughton and Thomas Jones'...
Dates: 1801 - 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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Letter concerning an allegation by Mr Hardy of improper treatment of a transit clock he made for the Royal Observatory, 1830-10-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 235
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1830-10-16
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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Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-07-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 58
Scope and Contents

Concerning a bill from Mr Hardy.

Dates: 1823-07-07
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 William Hardy to Dr Thomas Young, 1818-07-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 244
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Four letters and an account of the rates of Hardy's clock.

Dates: 1818-07-29
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 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 Hardy to the Board of Longitude, 1808

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/1: 197-201
Scope and Contents

Regarding an award of £5 for his work and a proposed clock for the Royal Observatory.

Dates: 1808
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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Note from William Hardy concerning a clock for the Cape Observatory, 1822-09-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 172-173a
Scope and Contents From the File:

Observations and correspondence regarding miscellaneous astronomical matters.

Dates: 1822-09-06
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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Observations of transits, 1826 - 1829

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/9
Scope and Contents Original transit observations, 24 June 1826 - 6 September 1829, with adjustments to the transit instrument; adjustments and repairs by William Hardy to the transit clock; meridian marks at Chingford and Blackwall; phenomena of the Jovian satellites (observed with the 46 inch achromatic telescope and 5 inch equatorial telescope); eclipse of the Moon, 28 November 1826; occultations of various stars observed with the 46 inch telescope; 'Experiments made to find if an error of collimation...
Dates: 1826 - 1829
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 Government superintendence, 1855 - 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/4
Scope and Contents Note on the history of Hardy's Clock, with a few words from J. Henry, 1854.Extract from 'Notes and Queries' about the publication of John Flamsteed's 'Historia Coelestis', 1856, and a letter to Airy regarding Flamsteed's works.List of assistants of Dr Nevil Maskelyne, sent to U.J.J. Le Verrier, 1858.Correspondence with Dr P.M. Roget, 1859, concerning the missing Minutes of the Board of Visitors preceding 1830.Extracts from 'Notes and Queries', 1860, relating...
Dates: 1855 - 1860
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 William Hardy, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/26: 94-110b
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Arnold with a single annotation by Hardy [RGO 14/26: 99v]. The paper is preceded by a letter to Hardy from Sir Joseph Banks.

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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Remarks made by William Hardy, 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/27: 98-114b
Scope and Contents

Printed paper by Earnshaw with annotations by Hardy. The paper is preceded by a letter to Hardy from Sir Joseph Banks.

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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