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Inman, James, 1776 - 1859 (mathematician and writer on navigation)

 Person

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Columbine, to be delivered by HMS Winchester, 1831-09-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 56
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-09-05
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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Letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Jasper under Captain Charles Freemantle, 1825-07-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 282
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-07-14
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Menai under Captain Michael Seymour, 1827-04-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 20
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Croker to John Pond.

Dates: 1827-04-18
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 Wellesley under Captain Frederick Lewis Maitland, 1827-08-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 38
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Croker to John Pond.

Dates: 1827-08-25
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 concerning chronometers for HMS Alacrity and HMS Columbine, 1823-11-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 137
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1823-11-18
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 chronometers for HMS Alacrity and HMS Columbine, 1823-11-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 138
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1823-11-27
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 Jupiter under Captain David Dunn, 1824-01-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 159
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1824-01-26
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 from James Inman to [Nevil Maskelyne], 1803-08-05 - 1803-08-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 209-216
Scope and Contents

Concerning observations taken at Garden Island, Sydney, New South Wales, and his equipment and instruments. A postscript concerns a gift of a pet for Miss Maskelyne, with mention of the different animals of the country.

Dates: 1803-08-05 - 1803-08-08
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 from John Barrow to Captain Kater, 1821-09-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 6-6a
Scope and Contents

Concerning a treatise and a book of navigational tables by Dr Inman.

Dates: 1821-09-04
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 Matthew Flinders to John Pond, 1811-06-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 43-44
Scope and Contents

Concerning the inclusion of observations taken by Mr Inman among the recalculated observations of HMS Investigator.

Dates: 1811-06-05
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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Letter informing Pond that he had been made Superintendent of Chronometers for the use of His Majesty's Navy, 1821-07-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 2
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Croker to John Pond.

Dates: 1821-07-23
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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List of orders received concerning the issuing of chronometers to H M Ships, 1821-07-23 - 1835-07-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 64d(v)-115r
Scope and Contents

A diary of orders, received by Pond, to send chronometers to particular ships, followed by a record of the date each order was completed. This is inverted at the back of the volume.

Dates: 1821-07-23 - 1835-07-31
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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Meteorological journal from Wreck Reef to Canton, 1803-10-13 - 1803-12-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 252-256
Scope and Contents

Kept by James Inman on the voyage of the ship Rolla, under John Cumming.

Dates: 1803-10-13 - 1803-12-19
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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Minutes of Ships' Tonnage Committee, 1821-01 - 1821-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/10: 141-156
Scope and Contents

The minutes include reference to James Inman's method of ascertaining tonnage and Nicholas Robilliard's measurements of ships for the Board.

Dates: 1821-01 - 1821-05
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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Observations by James Inman, 1802-09-13 - 1804-08-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 177-208
Scope and Contents A set of observations and related tables made by Inman on a voyage from England to New Holland [RGO 14/68: 177]; at Garden Island, Port Jackson and Farm Cove, near Sydney, New South Wales [RGO 14/68: 178r-192v]; on a voyage of the ship Rolla from Port Jackson to Macau Roads in China, 22 September - 5 December 1803 [RGO 14/68: 193r-198v]; and on Inman’s return voyage from China to England on board the Warley East Indiaman in 1804 (with a meteorological journal for that voyage) [RGO 14/68:...
Dates: 1802-09-13 - 1804-08-05
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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Observations made by James Inman in New South Wales, 1803-06-18 - 1803-08-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 217-234
Scope and Contents From the Item: Observations and related papers by James Inman. Inman joined HMS Investigator as the astronomer in June 1803 at New South Wales, after the departure of astronomer John Crosley. When the officers and men of the Investigator were transferred to HMS Porpoise, Inman remained at Port Jackson with his instruments, later joining the ship Rolla, commanded by Mr Cumming, which participated in rescuing the men of the Porpoise and Cato ships lost at Wreck Reefs. Included are observations made by...
Dates: 1803-06-18 - 1803-08-05
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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Pages marked up for insertion of observations by James Inman, 1803 - 1805

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/65: 103v-107r
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Made in HMS Investigator on a voyage of discovery to the South Sea in the years 1801-1805.

Dates: 1803 - 1805
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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Papers regarding the loan of instruments and books to James Inman on a voyage to Australia, 1802 - 1804

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/13: 170-180
Scope and Contents From the File:

Papers regarding the loan and return of instruments belonging to the Board of Longitude and concerning persons entitled to receive Board publications.

Dates: 1802 - 1804
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 Algerine under Commander J.F. [Jackson], 1831-05-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 22
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-05-16
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Briton under Captain J.D. Markland, 1830-08-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 223
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1830-08-04
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 Dispatch under Commander A.E. Frankland, 1831-03-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 13
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-03-14
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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Sanction for James Inman to replace John Crosley on the scientific expedition to New Holland, 1803

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/185: 5-5b
Scope and Contents

There are instructions for him to board the ship, details of observations to be made at sea and on shore, and general directions.

Dates: 1803
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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Schedule of instruments, books and charts belonging to the Board of Longitude, 1803-10-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 173-174
Scope and Contents

Schedule of items delivered by Captain Flinders to James Inman at Port Jackson, New South Wales, on 26 July 1803 and at Wreck Reef on 8 October 1803.

Dates: 1803-10-10
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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Jackson, Port 3
Portsmouth 3
Sydney 3

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