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Dollond, George, 1774 - 1852 (maker of optical and scientific instruments)

 Person

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

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Account with P. & J. Dollond, and George Dollond, 1776 - 1828

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/17: 206-222
Scope and Contents From the File:

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

Dates: 1776 - 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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Accounts relating to Lieutenant Henry Foster's pendulum experiments, 1824 - 1828

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/16: 335-346
Scope and Contents From the File:

The accounts of printers and publishers for Board of Longitude publications, with miscellaneous accounts.

Dates: 1824 - 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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Business correspondence, 1821 - 1830

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/805
Scope and Contents

Airy's business correspondence, volume 1, including letters from Amyott, Baldwin, Banks, Barlow, Barton, Clowes, Cubitt, Dolland, Easton, Faraday, Furlong, Gilbert, Jones, Lowry, Simms, Smedley, Stevenson, Tully, Williams, Watkins and Woolf, with an index to the correspondents at the end.

Dates: 1821 - 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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Business correspondence, 1831 - 1835

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/806
Scope and Contents

Airy's business correspondence, volume 2, including letters from Baldwin and Co., Children, Deighton, Dolland, Faraday, Hardy, Jones, Knight, Lowry, Mitchell, Ryder, Sheepshanks, Simms, Taylor, the University Press, Watkins and Woolgar, with an index to the correspondents at the end.

Dates: 1831 - 1835
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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Copy of a letter concerning the shipping of instruments by Dollond to the Cape Observatory, 1827-07-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 68-69
Scope and Contents

Sent to John Wilson Croker from Robert Seppings, G. Legge and R.G. Middleton of the Navy Office.

Dates: 1827-07-15
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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Copy of an account for instruments supplied by Dollond for Fearon Fallows, 1824-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 88
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Six letters and a copy of an account for instruments supplied.

Dates: 1824-06
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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Correspondence on visitor admissions, 1835 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/706
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding admissions to visit the Royal Observatory. The volume is divided broadly into requests from the Admiralty to visit the Royal Observatory, introductions on behalf of visitors, personal requests to visit the Observatory, and instructions to assistants to receive guests. The correspondents include C. Wood, F. Beaufort, J. Barrow, S.H. Herbert, H.T.C. Corry, H.G. Ward, R.S. Dundas, J.G. Children, C.W. Pasley, H.C. Schumacher, J.F. Encke, J.W. Lubbock, T. Henderson, W.R....
Dates: 1835 - 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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Correspondence re bills submitted by George Dollond, 1821 - 1829

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/16: 440-448
Scope and Contents From the File:

The accounts of printers and publishers for Board of Longitude publications, with miscellaneous accounts.

Dates: 1821 - 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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Dr Thomas Young's Vouchers, 1820 - 1821

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/19: 256-329
Scope and Contents From the File:

Vouchers of John Pond and Dr Thomas Young for payments to tradesmen and others.

Dates: 1820 - 1821
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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Dr Thomas Young's Vouchers, 1821 - 1822

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/19: 331-415
Scope and Contents From the File:

Vouchers of John Pond and Dr Thomas Young for payments to tradesmen and others.

Dates: 1821 - 1822
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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Dr Thomas Young's Vouchers, 1822 - 1823

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/20: 417-489
Scope and Contents From the File:

Vouchers of Dr Thomas Young for payments to tradesmen and others. Also includes occasional correspondence.

Dates: 1822 - 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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Dr Thomas Young's Vouchers, 1824 - 1828

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/20: 783-912
Scope and Contents From the File:

Vouchers of Dr Thomas Young for payments to tradesmen and others. Also includes occasional correspondence.

Dates: 1824 - 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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Draft letter to George Dollond, 1808-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/185: 3
Scope and Contents

Concerning the focal length of a 6 foot telescope.

Dates: 1808-09
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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Extract from a report of the Committee of Instruments and Proposals, 1820-04-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 211
Scope and Contents

Concerning estimates received from Troughton, Dollond and Jones for instruments for the Cape Observatory.

Dates: 1820-04-20
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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Extract of a letter from Fearon Fallows to J.W. Croker, 1828-03-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 77
Scope and Contents

Requesting stationary, copy books and copies of papers by Professor Woodhouse on Dollond's transit instrument.

Dates: 1828-03-22
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 from Edward Troughton to Dr Thomas Young, 1820-04-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 195-196
Scope and Contents

Concerning estimates for a zenith micrometer for the Cape Observatory, parts of which were also being made by Dollond and Donkin.

Dates: 1820-04-19
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 George Dollond, London, 1808-08-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/43: 1-2
Scope and Contents

The letter contains the specifications of an object-glass for a six-foot telescope, with various dimensions of convex and concave lenses. Some notes and computations have been added in Maskelyne's hand.

Dates: 1808-08-15
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 George Dollond, London, 1808-08-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/44: 1-2
Scope and Contents

The letter provides measurements for the thickness of the glass in a six-foot object glass and includes a diagram.

Dates: 1808-08-22
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 from George Dollond, London, 1808-09-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/45: 1-2
Scope and Contents

The letter provides answers to enquiries raised by Maskelyne concerning a six-foot telescope.

Dates: 1808-09-13
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 George Dollond to Dr Thomas Young, 1820-04-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 81-82
Scope and Contents

Concerning expenses for a 46-inch telescope and the time needed to make it.

Dates: 1820-04-11
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 from George Dollond to Dr Thomas Young, 1820-04-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 83-84
Scope and Contents

Concerning the cost of a transit instrument and a reflecting telescope.

Dates: 1820-04-19
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 George Dollond to Dr Thomas Young, 1821-03-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 85-86
Scope and Contents

Recommending Thomas Smith for the position of labourer assistant to the Astronomer Royal at the Cape Observatory.

Dates: 1821-03-01
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 George Dollond to Dr Thomas Young, 1824-03-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 87-87a
Scope and Contents

Concerning instruments ordered for Mr Fallows and enquiring about a dipping needle.

Dates: 1824-03-16
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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Letter from George Dollond to Dr Thomas Young, 1824-06-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 89-90
Scope and Contents

Enquiring about when the ship would be ready to sail to the Cape of Good Hope to transmit his instruments to Fearon Fallows.

Dates: 1824-06-02
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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Letter from George Dollond to William Ronald, 1826-08-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 91-91a
Scope and Contents

Notifying Ronald of the arrival of a transit instrument he had sent.

Dates: 1826-08-02
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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