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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

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Copy of a letter to John Croker concerning a chronometer by Brockbank which was not on the list of government chronometers, 1824-01-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 17v
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Copies of outgoing correspondence from Astronomer Royal, John Pond, and his assistant, Thomas Taylor, at the Royal Observatory. Some of the letters are addressed to chronometer makers. Note that correspondence to more than one person often appears on the same page.

Dates: 1824-01-01
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Bann under Captain Filmore, 1823-07-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 109
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1823-07-11
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Eden under Captain John Lawrence, 1822-11-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 72
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1822-11-12
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Galatea under Captain Sir Charles Sullivan, 1826-01-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 313
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1826-01-23
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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Letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Herald under Captain E.W.C. Astley, 1827-06-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 26
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1827-06-04
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Infernal under Captain Robert Heriot Barclay, 1824-05-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 185
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1824-05-29
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Nimrod under Commander Samuel Radford, 1828-11-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 122
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1828-11-20
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Parthian under Captain Henry Byam Martin, 1826-06-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 341
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1826-06-13
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Weymouth under Mr Miller, 1828-10-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 117
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1828-10-15
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 concerning chronometers for HMS Adventure under Captain Philip P. King and for Captain Pringle Stokes of HMS Beagle, 1825-09-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 292
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1825-09-26
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 concerning chronometers for HMS Hecla under Captain Parry, 1827-02-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 9
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1827-02-22
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 concerning chronometers for HMS Hecla under Commander Thomas Boteler, 1828-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 66
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1828-01-22
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 concerning chronometers for HMS Infernal under Commander E.W. Gilbert and HMS Aetna under Commander T.E. Hoste, 1827-12-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 64
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1827-12-22
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 concerning the issue of a condemned box chronometer to the colonial steamship 'African', 1826-09-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 351
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1826-09-11
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 concerning two chronometers for HMS Hussar under Captain Edward Boxer, 1827-03-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 13
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1827-03-06
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 James Willis to Dr Thomas Young, 1819-04-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 169-169a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file:

With an index of names.

Dates: 1819-04-06
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 John Cunningham to the Board of Longitude, 1790-03-18 - 1791-03-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 68-69
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Two letters and an accompanying chart.

Dates: 1790-03-18 - 1791-03-18
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 John Cunningham to the Board of Longitude, 1790-06-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 65-67
Scope and Contents

With an accompanying chart.

Dates: 1790-06-05
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 Joseph Barlow to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1818-03-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 254-254a
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Six letters from Joseph Barlow, with accompanying papers and two related notes from the Navy Office.

Dates: 1818-03-06
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 Joseph Barlow to John Pond, 1818-02-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 250-253
Scope and Contents

With a set of calculations.

Dates: 1818-02-10
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 William Gooch to his father, 1791-07

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 49-50
Scope and Contents

Written immediately previous to embarkation and concerning his final preparations, his ship mates and his friendship with Lieutenant Hergest.

Dates: 1791-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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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Miscellaneous letters from George Sinclair, Alex Witherspoon, Dr Shermann and Thomas Allen, 1787 - 1824

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/12: 583-591
Scope and Contents From the File:

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

Dates: 1787 - 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).
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Note concerning the delivery of chronometers to Mr Cox at Deptford for issue to Captain Stokes of HMS Beagle, 1826-02-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 320
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Croker to John Pond.

Dates: 1826-02-24
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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Ordnance Survey maps, 1888 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/63
Scope and Contents Ordnance Survey maps showing tramways, railways and generating stations in London:1. Ordnance survey map of London, No. 271, showing the Royal Observatory and the surrounding area, 1894.2. Ordnance survey map of South East London, No. 11 SE, 1894-1896 edition.3. Large scale ordnance survey map of the Royal Observatory and the surrounding area, 1900.4. Ordnance survey map of London marked to show the nearest points of the rail systems to the Royal Observatory,...
Dates: 1888 - 1909
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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Papers on compass corrections on iron ships, 1838

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/682
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, computations and records of observations in regard to the correction of compasses on the iron ship 'Rainbow'. The correspondents include F. Baily, W.H. Barlow, W.H.M. Christie, W.T. Denison, G. Dollond, R. Fitzroy and W. Whewell. The papers include plans of the basin in Deptford Dockyard; 'graphical calculations of perturbations from assumed disturbing face of permanent magnets'; and observations of the dipping needle within and exterior to the ship.

Dates: 1838
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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