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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 William Mitchel to Sir 'Henry' [Harry] Parker, 1787-04-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 16
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: 1787-04-16
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 William Mitchel to 'Sir Henry' [Sir Harry Parker], 1788-07-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 133
Scope and Contents

Stating that he had 'laid aside' his quadrant method and now proposed a method of finding longitude by the stars or by the satellites of Jupiter.

Dates: 1788-07-14
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 from William Sabatier to Sir Harry Parker, 1795-09-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 423-424
Scope and Contents

Enclosing his proposal for ascertaining longitude.

Dates: 1795-09-06
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 William Wales to Sir Harry Parker, 1787-01-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 4-5
Scope and Contents

Concerning the publication of observations made on Cook's first voyage and on the second voyage of the HMS Dolphin under Captain Wallis.

Dates: 1787-01-03
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 Weston to Sir Harry Parker, 1785-05-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 89
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Includes a proposal and three letters from Weston to Sir Harry Parker.

Dates: 1785-05-02
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 Weston to Sir Harry Parker, 1786-10-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 90-91
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Includes a proposal and three letters from Weston to Sir Harry Parker.

Dates: 1786-10-16
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 William Weston to Sir Harry Parker, 1787-05-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 92-93
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Includes a proposal and three letters from Weston to Sir Harry Parker.

Dates: 1787-05-10
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 'W.J.' to Harry Parker, 1784 - 1828

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 442-444
Scope and Contents

Concerning a method of screening time-keepers from the effects of heat and cold.

Dates: 1784 - 1828
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 of resignation of Sir Harold Parker as Secretary of the Board of Longitude, 1795

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/3: 240
Scope and Contents From the File:

Rough minutes of Board of Longitude meetings, memoranda and lists of members.

Dates: 1795
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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Lists of institutions and persons receiving Board of Longitude publications, 1781

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/324: 26v-27v
Scope and Contents From the File:

A diary of work performed on the 'Nautical Almanac' and arrangements for its compilation and publication.

Dates: 1781
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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Memorial of Rev. William Patsull concerning a sand hour glass, 1786

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 267
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Two memorials.

Dates: 1786
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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Note from Daniel Powell & Sons to Sir Harry Parker, 1791-10-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 173
Scope and Contents

Originally enclosing papers from Joseph Bonasera.

Dates: 1791-10-07
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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Note from John Arnold concerning two new watches for the Board, 1790

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 124
Scope and Contents

Sent to Sir Harry Parker.

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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Note from Mr Windham to Sir Harry Parker, 1783 - 1796

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/23: 169
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Includes accounts of the rates of his chronometers Green and Blue, as tried at the Royal Observatory, reports outlining objections to his petition, and seven letters.

Dates: 1783 - 1796
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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Petitions of William Pleadwell regarding his invention of a timekeeper, 1791 - 1796

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/12: 410-416
Scope and Contents From the File:

Miscellaneous petitions and memorials making requests of the Board of Longitude.

Dates: 1791 - 1796
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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Tables of Longitude by Cvr de Bergue, military engineer and geographer, 1789-08-15 - 1789-08-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 612
Scope and Contents

Received by Dr [Anthony] Shepherd from Sir Harry Parker.

Dates: 1789-08-15 - 1789-08-16
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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