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Parker, Harold, Sir, 1735 - 1812 (6th Baronet and Secretary of the Board of Longitude)

 Person

Found in 91 Collections and/or Records:

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Benjamin Marston's 'marine dromometer' or instrument for measuring a ship's way at sea, 1791-12-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 242-244
Scope and Contents Letter and proposal.
Dates: 1791-12-17
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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Copy of a letter from William Mitchel to Sir Harry Parker, 1787-02-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 5-6
Scope and Contents The original letter is at [RGO 14/36: 7-8].
Dates: 1787-02-26
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 book containing outgoing correspondence, 1782 - 1810

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/9
Scope and Contents Outgoing correspondence regarding many astronomical and nautical subjects, including accounts with printers, the production of the 'Nautical Almanac', expeditions to Australia, a reward for a method of making glass of a sufficient quality for instruments, the trial of various timepieces and their employment on board Royal Navy vessels, replies to projectors proposing various methods of finding longitude at sea, and instructions for astronomers (including William Gooch on board the Daedalus [RGO...
Dates: 1782 - 1810
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 Admiral Mark Milbanke to Sir Harry Parker, 1789-12-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 489
Scope and Contents Concerning the return of a timekeeper to Mr Kendall.
Dates: 1789-12-12
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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Letter from Captain William Bligh to Sir Harry Parker, 1790-10-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 490
Scope and Contents Concerning the loss of a timekeeper which was left on board the HMS Bounty when the ship was pirated from his command.
Dates: 1790-10-27
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 from Edward Chafe to Sir Harry Parker, 1786-07-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 35-35a
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters.
Dates: 1786-07-04
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 Edward Chafe to Sir Harry Parker, 1785-03-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 41-41a
Scope and Contents From the Item: Four letters, a proposal and drawings of globe instruments, submitted by Edward Chafe of Tarmoham, near Totness, Devon.
Dates: 1785-03-12
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 from Edward Chafe to Sir Harry Parker, 1785-12-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 42-42a
Scope and Contents Requesting an answer on his proposal for longitude, which he says he had worked on for fourteen years.
Dates: 1785-12-03
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 from Edward Chafe to Sir Harry Parker, 1785-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 43-43a
Scope and Contents Expressing his disappointment at the Board's rejection of his work.
Dates: 1785-12-10
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 from F.M. Fyot to Sir Harry Parker, 1785

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 71-71a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-file : Two letters.
Dates: 1785
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 F.M. Fyot to Sir Harry Parker, 1785-07-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 72a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-file : Two letters.
Dates: 1785-07-29
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 from F.M. Fyot to Sir Harry Parker, 1785-08-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/53: 78
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters, two copies of a printed pamphlet, and a memorandum.
Dates: 1785-08-16
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 from F.M. Fyot to Sir Henry [Harry] Parker, 1785-06-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/53: 53-54
Scope and Contents Enclosing two copies of a pamphlet on longitude; [RGO 14/53: 55-65] and [RGO 14/53: 66-77].
Dates: 1785-06-04
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 Francis Wadkin to 'Henry' [Harold] Parker, 1785-02-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 483-484
Scope and Contents Originally enclosing an essay for discovering longitude at sea. Wadkin requests a reward to continue his work and points out that he had spent twenty-five years working on the longitude problem, and had published his first essay on the subject in 1760.
Dates: 1785-02-17
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 from George Douglas to Sir Harry Parker, 1795-05-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 54-54a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-file : Three letters.
Dates: 1795-05-05
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 from George Flair to Sir Harry Parker, 1787-08-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 79-79a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file: With an index of names.
Dates: 1787-08-09
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 from George Hair on finding longitude independently of lunars, 1787-04-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 436-437
Scope and Contents Sent to Sir Henry [Harold] Parker.
Dates: 1787-04-07
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 from George Sinclair to Sir Harry Parker, 1786-04-17 - 1786-05-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 112-113
Scope and Contents The letter begins with a copy of another letter which he had received from Philip Stephens.
Dates: 1786-04-17 - 1786-05-06
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 from George Sinclair to Sir Harry Parker, 1786-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 114-115
Scope and Contents Includes copies of previous correspondence between Sinclair and Sir Philip Stephens; for these letters see also [RGO 14/38: 112-113].
Dates: 1786-06-14
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 from George Sinclair to Sir Hugh [Harry] Parker, 1786-08-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 283-284
Scope and Contents Providing a description of his instruments.
Dates: 1786-08-14
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 from George Sinclair to Sir Hugh [Harry] Parker, 1787-04-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 285
Scope and Contents From the Item: Six letters.
Dates: 1787-04-09
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 from George Sinclair to Sir Hugh [Harry] Parker, 1787-04-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 286
Scope and Contents From the Item: Six letters.
Dates: 1787-04-08
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 George Sinclair to Sir Hugh [Harry] Parker, 1787-08-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 288
Scope and Contents From the Item: Six letters.
Dates: 1787-08-25
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 from George Sinclair to Sir Hugh Parker [Harry Parker], 1786-11-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 139-139a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-file : Two letters.
Dates: 1786-11-09
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 from George Sinclair to Sir Hugh Parker [Harry Parker], 1790-04-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 140-140a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-file : Two letters.
Dates: 1790-04-24
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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