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Gilbert, Davies, 1767 - 1839 (MP, scientist and antiquary)

 Person

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Account of Peter Barlow's experiments on board the ships 'Leven', 'Conway' and 'Griper' for correcting the local attraction of the vessels, 1819 - 1824

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/43: 596-656
Scope and Contents From the File:

Correspondence regarding the effect of magnetic variation on the mariner's compass, the use of magnetic variation to establish longitude and the cause of magnetic variation.

Dates: 1819 - 1824
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

Copy of a letter from Sir James South to the President and Council of the Royal Society, 1827-11-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 314-317
Scope and Contents

Regarding the comparative state of astronomical observations in England and on the Continent.

Dates: 1827-11-06
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).
 Item

Copy of a reply from Davies Gilbert (on behalf of the Royal Society) to Sir James South, 1828-01-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 318-319
Scope and Contents From the File:

Observations and correspondence regarding miscellaneous astronomical matters.

Dates: 1828-01-30
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

Correspondence relating to ship's tonnage, 1821-01 - 1821-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/10: 43-70
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence relating to the setting up of the Tonnage Committee to discuss the most effective way of measuring a ship's tonnage, and calculations showing the measurement of tonnage of various ships.

Dates: 1821-01 - 1821-06
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).
 Item

Davies Gilbert, 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 96/7/5
Scope and Contents

Print of an engraving based on a painting by Henry Howard, R.A.

Dates: 1846
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 Davies Gilbert to Dr Thomas Young, 1821

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 166
Scope and Contents

Concerning a letter received from Fearon Fallows at the Cape of Good Hope.

Dates: 1821
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 Davies Gilbert to Dr Thomas Young, 1822-09-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 167-168
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Three letters.

Dates: 1822-09-03
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 Davies Gilbert to Dr Thomas Young, 1822-09-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 169-170
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Three letters.

Dates: 1822-09-03
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).
 File

Letter from Joseph Banks, 1998

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 35/161
Scope and Contents

A photocopy of a letter from Joseph Banks, Spring Grove, near Hounslow, to Davies Giddy, later Gilbert, Eastbourne, 16 October 1816, 4 pages.

Dates: 1998
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

Recommendations on rewards, 1818 - 1819

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/1: 97-105
Scope and Contents

Recommendations by members of the Board of Longitude on the nature and conditions of the reward to be offered for the finding of longitude at sea. The correspondents include Davies Gilbert, Professor Abram Robertson and Captain Henry Kater.

Dates: 1818 - 1819
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

Reports on Papers, Instruments, etc, 1795 - 1826

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/10: 249-280
Scope and Contents

Reports on various papers and instruments submitted for examination and discussion by the Board of Longitude.

Dates: 1795 - 1826
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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Cape of Good Hope 2
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