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Mudge, Thomas, c1715 - 1794 (horologist)

 Person

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

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Account of the going of Mr Mudge's Green and Blue timekeepers at the Royal Observatory, 1779-1780, 1779 - 1780

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 119-125
Scope and Contents Copied by the Admiralty Office.
Dates: 1779 - 1780
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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Account of the going of Mr Mudge's Green and Blue timekeepers at the Royal Observatory, 1783-1784, 1792-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 133-141
Scope and Contents Copied by the Admiralty Office in 1792.
Dates: 1792-05
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 of the going of Mr Mudge's Green and Blue timekeepers at the Royal Observatory, 1789-1790, 1789 - 1790

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 149-156
Scope and Contents From the Item: Includes accounts of the rates of his chronometers Green and Blue, as tried at the Royal Observatory, reports outlining objections to his petition, and seven letters.
Dates: 1789 - 1790
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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Calculations of the total variation of Mr Mudge's timekeeper called Blue, 1783-1784, 1783 - 1784

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 142-148
Scope and Contents From the Item: Includes accounts of the rates of his chronometers Green and Blue, as tried at the Royal Observatory, reports outlining objections to his petition, and seven letters.
Dates: 1783 - 1784
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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Calculations of the total variation of Mr Mudge's timekeeper called Green, 1783-1784, 1783 - 1784

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 126-132
Scope and Contents From the Item: Includes accounts of the rates of his chronometers Green and Blue, as tried at the Royal Observatory, reports outlining objections to his petition, and seven letters.
Dates: 1783 - 1784
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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Computed variation in Mudge's 'Green' and 'Blue' time-keepers, 1789-06-24 - 1790-06-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/312: 117-126
Scope and Contents Includes a note on how the tests were performed.
Dates: 1789-06-24 - 1790-06-29
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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Confirmed minutes, 1737 - 1779

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/5
Scope and Contents Minutes of Board of Longitude meetings regarding, among other matters, discussions on John Harrison's first marine chronometer (H1); the purchase of new instruments for work on the longitude and latitude of the coasts of Britain; improvements to the reflecting telescope; Tobias Mayer's lunar motion tables; the trial of John Harrison's chronometers; errors in the tables of the satellites; Schutz's machine for finding longitude; Chistopher Irwin's marine chair; the use of lunar observations for...
Dates: 1737 - 1779
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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Confirmed minutes, 1780 - 1801

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/6
Scope and Contents Minutes of Board of Longitude meetings regarding, among other matters, the rates of various chronometers; Charles Hutton's tables of products, powers and roots of natural numbers; the voyages of HMS 'Resolution' and HMS 'Discovery' and the examination of their log books; John Arnold's improvements to his watches; a suitable site for the Board of Longitude's instruments after the burning of the cupola of the Greenwich Hospital where they had been kept; improvements to reflecting telescopes; the...
Dates: 1780 - 1801
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 from James Inman to Pond concerning the whereabouts of a timekeeper by Mudge, repaired by Pennington, issued to HMS Nautilus, 1822-10-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 68
Scope and Contents For a related letter, see [RGO 5/229: 67].
Dates: 1822-10-01
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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Copy of a letter to James Inman concerning a chronometer for HMS Hind under Captain Rous, 1822-05-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 3v/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: 1822-05-18
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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Copy of a letter to John Barrow concerning efforts made to find the missing chronometers Mudge No. 8 and Earnshaw No. 409, 1825-08-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 30r
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: 1825-08-11
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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Copy of a letter to John Barrow concerning repairs to four hack chronometers returned by Captain Owen, 1826-09-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 35v/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: 1826-09-22
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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Copy of a letter to John Barrow reporting on a chronometer by Pennington, 1824-12-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 24r-24v
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: 1824-12-20
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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Copy of a letter to John Croker concerning a chronometer mistakenly given two different numbers (Pennington No. 809 and Mudge No. 4), 1821-06-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 4r
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: 1821-06-03
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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Copy of a letter to John Croker concerning possible repairs to four hack chronometers returned by Captain Owen of HMS Leven, 1826-09-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 35r
Scope and Contents A related letter (dated 20 September 1826) on the same page is crossed out.
Dates: 1826-09-16
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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Copy of a letter to Mr Pennington concerning the condition of a chronometer by Mudge (No. 4), 1822-06-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 5v/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: 1822-06-19
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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Correspondence on horology, 1911 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/119
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers and the British Horological Institute regarding the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers annual prizes, the encouragement of horological inventions, and financial contributions to the inmates of Company House at the Clock and Watchmakers' Asylum and the Widows' House. There is also correspondence with R.T. Gould relating to his book on chronometers and the purchase of the original Blue Chronometer of Thomas Mudge (1777) for the Company...
Dates: 1911 - 1921
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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Daily comparison of Mudge's 'Green' and 'Blue' time-keepers, 1783-07-21 - 1784-09-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/312: 91-99
Scope and Contents The rates have been kept separate for the two watches.
Dates: 1783-07-21 - 1784-09-12
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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Daily rating of Thomas Mudge's 'Green' and 'Blue' time-keepers, 1783-07-21 - 1784-09-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/312: 33a-47
Scope and Contents From the File: Nine exercise books bound together, containing the rating of chronometers and watches.
Dates: 1783-07-21 - 1784-09-12
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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Extract from a letter from Rev. John Hellens to Francis Maseres, 1792

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 178-179
Scope and Contents Concerning a pamphlet by Thomas Mudge.
Dates: 1792
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 by Lord Hugh Seymour to Evan Nepean, 1796-08-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 166
Scope and Contents Concerning timekeepers put on board the HMS Sans Pareil.
Dates: 1796-08-16
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 Beaver under Captain Onslow, 1824-09-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 212
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1824-09-03
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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Letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Beaver under Captain Onslow, 1824-09-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 213
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1824-09-07
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 an accident to a chronometer issued to Commander Suckling of HMS Medina, 1829-01-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 138
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1829-01-10
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 accident to a chronometer issued to HMS Medina, 1828-11-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 139
Scope and Contents Sent from Commander William Benjamin Suckling to John Croker.
Dates: 1828-11-03
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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