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

 Person

Found in 83 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 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, 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 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 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 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 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 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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Letter from Henry Estwick to Sir Harry Parker, 1786-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 60-60a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file :

With an index of names.

Dates: 1786-04-15
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 from Henry Ould to Sir Harry Parker, 1790

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 263
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Three letters from Henry Ould of Dartmouth, Newfoundland.

Dates: 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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Letter from James Brisbane to Sir Harry Parker, 1787-01-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 25-25a
Scope and Contents

Outlining his solution to the longitude problem.

Dates: 1787-01-31
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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