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

 Person

Found in 402 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter listing Arnold chronometers returned by Captain Beaufort, 1834-01-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 228
Scope and Contents Sent from Arnold and Dent to Thomas Taylor.
Dates: 1834-01-06
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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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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Letter listing chronometers to be purchased for the Royal Observatory, 1825-03-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 293
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1825-03-21
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 received into the Royal Observatory and requesting an account of their rates, 1835-03-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 291
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-03-07
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 listing prices to be offered to chronometer makers for their chronometers, 1835-02-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 276
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-02-20
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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Letter listing the prices to be offered for various chronometers, 1829-10-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 178
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1829-10-09
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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Letter ordering the purchase of a chronometer by Litherland, 1835-04-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 297
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-04-16
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 originally enclosing a declaration to be signed by persons depositing chronometers for trial, 1833-12-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 208
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1833-12-18
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 querying expenses for repairs to chronometers by Baker and Hewett, 1833-10-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 187
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1833-10-17
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).
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Letter querying the accuracy of a printed report of the extreme variation of a chronometer by Webster, 1831-11-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 67
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-11-14
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 querying which ship chronometer no. 397 by Arnold had been issued to, 1833-01-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 136
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1833-01-17
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 reporting on condition of chronometer No. 296 and cost of repair, 1831-08-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 201
Scope and Contents Sent from Arnold & Dent to Captain Francis Beaufort.
Dates: 1831-08-25
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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Letter reporting on the return and delivery of various chronometers, 1831-06-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 32
Scope and Contents Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1831-06-07
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 requesting a copy of the conditions signed by chronometer makers on the last public chronometer trial, 1833-12-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 206
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1833-12-11
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 requesting a copy of the daily rates for the last chronometer trials, 1835-01-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 268
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-01-21
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 requesting a copy of the daily rates of a chronometer by Arnold, 1834-06-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 246
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1834-06-12
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 requesting an account of the daily rates of chronometers by Molyneux, 1835-03-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 288
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-03-06
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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Letter requesting an account of the daily rates of three pocket chronometers by Frodsham, 1835-01-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 269
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-01-24
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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Letter requesting an affidavit from Mr Baker in response to a claim that he had not constructed his chronometer and was therefore not entitled to the third premium, 1835-01-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 264
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1835-01-09
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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Letter requesting the daily rates of chronometers submitted for trial by Frodsham, 1834-06-28 - 1834-06-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 248
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1834-06-28 - 1834-06-29
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 stating that a pocket chronometer by Arnold had been purchased and supplied to Lieutenant Harvey of HMS African, 1834-02-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 227
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1834-02-07
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 stating that chronometers should not be withdrawn from public trial without the permission of the Admiralty, 1834-01-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 212
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1834-01-01
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 stating that the third premium had been forfeited by Mr Webster as they had discovered the name 'Frodsham' on the interior of his chronometer, 1833-12-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 207
Scope and Contents Sent by Francis Beaufort to John Pond.
Dates: 1833-12-12
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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Letters from observatories, 1848 - 1852

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/143
Scope and Contents Letters from various observatories on filling vacancies, building new observatories at Blackheath and the West Midlands, and improving existing observatories (e.g. by erecting new time balls in Quebec). The correspondents include R. Sheepshanks, J.F.W. Herschel, J.D. Forbes, C.P. Smyth, Sir B. Hawes, M.J. Johnson, W.H. Miller, J. Challis, Sir F. Beaufort and the Chancellor of the Exchequer. There are reports on the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, and two reports on Liverpool Observatory (1851)....
Dates: 1848 - 1852
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 to Francis Baily, 1828 - 1843

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/29
Scope and Contents Correspondence comprised predominantly of letters from T. Maclear or F. Fallows to F. Baily:A letter from Maclear to Baily concerning methods of calculating longitudes, 1828, including mention of C. Babbage and T. Young.A letter from Maclear to Baily, 1835, concerning the publication of Cape observations by Fallows and Maclear; the accuracy of the transit clock; the expansion of the Cape Observatory; observations of Halley's Comet, 1-24 September 1835; C. Piazzi Smyth's...
Dates: 1828 - 1843
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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