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Tiarks, Johann Ludwig, 1789 - 1837 (astronomer and surveyor)

 Person

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Concerning chronometers to be sent out on HMS Owen Glendower, on a voyage to determine the longitude of Funchal in the island of Madeira, 1822-07-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 51-52
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Croker to John Pond.

Dates: 1822-07-06
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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Confirmed minutes, 1823 - 1829

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/8
Scope and Contents Minutes of Board of Longitude meetings regarding, among other matters, experiments to discover the longitude of Falmouth; instruments required by Fearon Fallows at the Cape of Good Hope; Sir Humphrey Davy's suggestion of publishing a catalogue of double stars by John Herschel and Sir James South; Johann Tiarks's trip to Heligoland to discover the longitude of the island and its relative position to both the coast of Germany and Greenwich; the purchase of a 14-foot reflecting telescope for...
Dates: 1823 - 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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Copy of a letter concerning problems supplying chronometers to HMS Valorous and for Dr Tiark's expedition, 1824-09-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 23v-23a
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: 1824-09-10
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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Dr Thomas Young's Vouchers, 1822 - 1825

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/20: 491-573
Scope and Contents From the File:

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

Dates: 1822 - 1825
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 purchase of a chronometer by Baird, 1823-03-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 94
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1823-03-15
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 concerning twelve chronometers delivered to Dr Tiarks and admonishing Pond for sending four more, 1822-07-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 55-56
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Croker to John Pond.

Dates: 1822-07-13
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 John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-11-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 59-60
Scope and Contents

Concerning the payment of a further £200 to Mr Jones for the construction of the mural circle for the Cape Observatory and a payment of £150 to Tiarks for his services in ascertaining the longitude of Falmouth.

Dates: 1823-11-08
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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Cambridge 1
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