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Arctic Ocean

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Copy of a letter from George Fisher to John Barrow, 1821-02-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 264-265
Scope and Contents

In which Fisher offers his services as astronomer to Captain Parry's Arctic expedition.

Dates: 1821-02-21
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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Correspondence regarding a reward granted to the officers of HMS 'Hecla' and HMS 'Griper' for their efforts in searching for a north-west passage, 1820

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/1: 126-142
Scope and Contents

Including questionnaires completed by the chief officers.

Dates: 1820
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 the inability of Peter Lecount to serve during Captain Parry's Arctic expedition, 1821-03-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 258-260
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young.

Dates: 1821-03-21
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 Captain Parry requesting the use of chronometers by Parkinson & Frodsham on his polar expedition, 1824-01-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 155
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: 1824-01-14
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 Edward Sabine [to the Board of Longitude], 1821-03-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 385
Scope and Contents

Concerning the claim by Parkinson and Frodsham to be the real makers of the chronometer sent out on Captain Parry's northern expedition.

Dates: 1821-03-28
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 James Biggs to Dr Thomas Young, 1824-05-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 266-268
Scope and Contents

Enquiring about the transmission of astronomical calculations and instruments for new experiments to Captain Parry.

Dates: 1824-05-25
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 Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1821-02-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 263
Scope and Contents

Originally enclosing a copy of a letter from George Fisher; see [RGO 14/68: 264].

Dates: 1821-02-27
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 Parkinson and Frodsham to Captain Sabine, 1821-03-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 383-384
Scope and Contents

Stating their claim to have made a chronometer sent out with Captain Parry.

Dates: 1821-03-26
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 Parkinson and Frodsham to Dr Thomas Young, 1821-03-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 386-387
Scope and Contents

Stating their claim to have made a chronometer sent out with Captain Parry.

Dates: 1821-03-27
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 Parkinson and Frodsham to the Board of Longitude, 1821-03-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 389-390
Scope and Contents

Stating their claim to have made a chronometer sent out with Captain Parry.

Dates: 1821-03-29
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 William Parry requesting chronometers for his expedition towards the North Pole, 1827-02-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 10
Scope and Contents From the File:

Admiralty papers sent to Pond concerning the fitting out of H M Ships with chronometers.

Dates: 1827-02-24
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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