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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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Letter from Peter Derness to Harry Parker, 1790-02-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 447-448
Scope and Contents Concerning a discovery of an instrumental timepiece.
Dates: 1790-02-20
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 P.R. Nugent to Sir Harry Parker, 1793-10-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 119-120
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-file : Two letters.
Dates: 1793-10-03
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 P.R. Nugent to Sir Harry Parker, 1793-12-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 121-121a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-file : Two letters.
Dates: 1793-12-07
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 Rev. William Mitchel to Sir Harry Parker, 1787-12-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 122
Scope and Contents From the Item: Papers and three letters, chiefly concerning Mitchel's improved quadrant and its use for the four most important operations in navigation: finding the variation of the needle at sea, finding the latitude at sea, finding the apparent time at sea, and finding the longitude by Jupiter's satellites or the moon. In the final letter of the series, dated 14 July 1788, Mitchel states that he had 'laid aside' his quadrant method and now proposed a method of finding longitude by the stars or by the...
Dates: 1787-12-14
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 Rev. William Mitchel to [Sir Harry Parker], 1788-03-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 123-124
Scope and Contents From the Item: Papers and three letters, chiefly concerning Mitchel's improved quadrant and its use for the four most important operations in navigation: finding the variation of the needle at sea, finding the latitude at sea, finding the apparent time at sea, and finding the longitude by Jupiter's satellites or the moon. In the final letter of the series, dated 14 July 1788, Mitchel states that he had 'laid aside' his quadrant method and now proposed a method of finding longitude by the stars or by the...
Dates: 1788-03-04
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 Richard Kitchin to [Harold] Parker, 1783-10-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 503-504
Scope and Contents Letter seeking financial support to test a machine he had invented for determining longitude.
Dates: 1783-10-13
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 Samuel Smethurst to Sir Harry Parker, 1786-10-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 46-47
Scope and Contents From the Item: Two letters, a statement and a proposal.
Dates: 1786-10-26
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 Samuel Smethurst to Sir Harry Parker, 1786-10-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 48-49
Scope and Contents With examples of his method for finding longitude.
Dates: 1786-10-28
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 Samuel Smethurst to Sir Harry Parker, 1786-11-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 141
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file: With an index of names.
Dates: 1786-11-29
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 Sir Harold Parker at the Admiralty, 1792-06-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/16: 1
Scope and Contents Letter concerning a request for Nevil Maskelyne to report on a paper submitted by John Wood concerning an instrument for measuring angles.
Dates: 1792-06-07
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 Sir Joseph Banks to Sir Harry Parker, 1795-03-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 17-18
Scope and Contents From the Item: Five letters.
Dates: 1795-03-07
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 William Butler to Sir Harry Parker, 1785-09-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 25
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters, a proposal and a subsequent petition to the Board.
Dates: 1785-09-28
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 William Butler to Sir Harry Parker, 1785-10-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 26
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters, a proposal and a subsequent petition to the Board.
Dates: 1785-10-03
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 William Butler to Sir Harry Parker, 1787-02-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 27-28
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters, a proposal and a subsequent petition to the Board.
Dates: 1787-02-15
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 William Dussaux to Sir Harry Parker, 1784

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 203-204
Scope and Contents Concerning a proposal by F.N. Knipe.
Dates: 1784
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 William Evans to Sir Harry Parker, 1794-06-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 119-120
Scope and Contents Concerning a mistake in his book.
Dates: 1794-06-07
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 William Evans to Sir Harry Parker, 1795-05-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 126-127
Scope and Contents Concerning corrections.
Dates: 1795-05-18
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 from William Fuller to 'Henry' [Harry] Parker, 1783-11-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 128-129
Scope and Contents From the Item: Six letters and related handbills and advertisements.
Dates: 1783-11-21
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 William Fuller to Sir Harry Parker, 1785-08-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 150-151
Scope and Contents Originally enclosing the lists at [RGO 14/36: 137-149].
Dates: 1785-08-05
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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Letter from William Mitchel to Sir Harry Parker, 1787-02-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 10-11
Scope and Contents This is marked as part two of the letter at [RGO 14/36: 7-8].
Dates: 1787-02-01
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 William Mitchel to Sir Harry Parker, 1787-02-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 12-13
Scope and Contents From the Item: On finding longitude by eclipses of Jupiter's satellites and by the moon's meridian passage, and on a quadrant and other instruments.
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 William Mitchel to Sir Harry Parker, 1787-03-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 14-15
Scope and Contents From the Item: On finding longitude by eclipses of Jupiter's satellites and by the moon's meridian passage, and on a quadrant and other instruments.
Dates: 1787-03-21
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 William Mitchel to [Sir Harry Parker], 1787-05-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 17
Scope and Contents From the Item: On finding longitude by eclipses of Jupiter's satellites and by the moon's meridian passage, and on a quadrant and other instruments.
Dates: 1787-05-31
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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Letter from William Mitchel to [Sir Harry Parker], 1787-07-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 18
Scope and Contents From the Item: On finding longitude by eclipses of Jupiter's satellites and by the moon's meridian passage, and on a quadrant and other instruments.
Dates: 1787-07-02
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 William Mitchel to [Sir Harry Parker], 1788-04-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 127-128
Scope and Contents From the Item: Papers and three letters, chiefly concerning Mitchel's improved quadrant and its use for the four most important operations in navigation: finding the variation of the needle at sea, finding the latitude at sea, finding the apparent time at sea, and finding the longitude by Jupiter's satellites or the moon. In the final letter of the series, dated 14 July 1788, Mitchel states that he had 'laid aside' his quadrant method and now proposed a method of finding longitude by the stars or by the...
Dates: 1788-04-23
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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