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

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

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).
 Item

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).
 Item

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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