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Beaufort, Francis, Sir, 1774 - 1857 (Knight, Rear Admiral and hydrographer)

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Found in 91 Collections and/or Records:

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Copy of a letter to Captain Beaufort ordering the next H M Ship travelling to Devonport to convey chronometers to the depot there, 1829-12-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 51v/1
Scope and Contents From the Item: Copies of outgoing correspondence from Astronomer Royal, John Pond, and his assistant, Thomas Taylor, at the Royal Observatory. Some of the letters are addressed to chronometer makers. Note that correspondence to more than one person often appears on the same page.
Dates: 1829-12-16
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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Correspondence on terrestrial longitude, 1833 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/181
Scope and Contents Correspondence on finding terrestrial longitude by testing chronometers at the culmination of Moon and stars. There is material on the longitudes of Chelmsford, Limerick, Port Stephen (Australia), Paris, Edinburgh, Antwerp, Dublin, Armagh, Cambridge, Oxford, Bedford, Hartwell, Portsmouth, Devonport, Hamburg, Liverpool and Regent's Park. The correspondents include E.J. Cooper, J.C. Fremont, P.P. King, W.H.C. Bartlett, Sir F. Beaufort, G. Fisher, E. Sabine, T. Henderson, R. Sheepshanks, J....
Dates: 1833 - 1848
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 a chronometer for Captain Sir John [James] Stirling, 1833-11-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 196
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1833-11-16
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Aetna under Commander Belcher, 1830-09-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 231
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1830-09-18
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Alfred, the transport of a chronometer to Portsmouth, and irregularities in the weekly report on chronometers, 1831-05-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 27
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-05-26
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 a chronometer for HMS Volage under Captain Lord Colchester, 1829-12-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 185
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1829-12-08
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 concerning arrangements for the delivery of chronometers from Greenwich to Portsmouth and Plymouth by Mr Allan of HMS Lightning, 1833-11-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 200
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1833-11-22
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 chronometers for Commander Owen for conveyance to the depots at Portsmouth and Plymouth, 1833-06-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 163
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1833-06-11
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 concerning chronometers for HMS Beagle under Commander Fitzroy, 1831-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 43
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-07-08
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 concerning chronometers for HMS Lightning and for the depots at Plymouth and Portsmouth, 1833-09-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 177
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1833-09-07
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 concerning chronometers for HMS Salamander, 1834-03-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 233
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1834-03-12
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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Letter concerning chronometers for Rear Admiral Sir Edward Owen in the East Indies, 1831-08-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 51
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-08-24
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 concerning the conveyance of chronometers to Portsmouth and Plymouth by HMS Hermes under Lieutenant J. Wright, 1832-11-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 127
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1832-11-26
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 the delivery of chronometers to HMS Meteor for conveyance to Portsmouth estuary, 1835-07-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 311
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-07-17
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 concerning the delivery of chronometers to Portsmouth by for HMS Confiance under Lieutenant Belson, 1831-05-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 25
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-05-23
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 the delivery of chronometers to Portsmouth from the Royal Observatory, 1831-09-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 60
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-09-23
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 the return of a chronometer by Westwood from HMS Plumper, 1832-09-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 110
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1832-09-12
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 listing chronometers to be conveyed to the depots at Portsmouth and Plymouth by HMS Phoenix, 1834-05-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 244
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1834-05-20
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 letter concerning a chronometer for HM Colonial Brig Mary under Mr D.A. Buchan, 1835-03-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 281
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-03-02
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 letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Beacon under Richard Copeland, 1832-07-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 100
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1832-07-12
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Brisk under Lieutenant E.H. Butterfield, 1831-06-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 28
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-06-03
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Charybdis under Lieutenant J. Mercer, 1834-01-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 223
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1834-01-24
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Childers under Commander Charles Hotham, 1830-12-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 248
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1830-12-24
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Clio under Commander W. Richardson, 1835-06-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 308
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-06-11
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Columbine under Captain J.W. Gabriel, 1831-09-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 55
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-09-02
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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