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Portsmouth

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Note from John Croker to John Pond concerning a chronometer by Earnshaw returned by HMS Isis, 1825-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 237
Scope and Contents From the File:

Correspondence between the Admiralty Office and the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, requesting the loan of chronometers for H M Ships. The principal recipient is John Pond; the principal correspondent is John Barrow. Other correspondents include John Croker, Richard S. Dundas, G. Smith, John Franklin and Sir William Edward Parry.

Dates: 1825-01-22
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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Printed letter concerning a chronometer for HMS Isis under Captain J. Polkinghorne, 1831-12-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 73
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-12-15
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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Printed letter concerning two chronometers for HMS Isis under Captain J. Polkinghorne, 1831-11-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/231: 71
Scope and Contents

Sent from Francis Beaufort to John Pond.

Dates: 1831-11-30
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).

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