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Halifax

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Captain Houston Stewart's report on Captain Graydon's celestial compass, 1826

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/43: 520-523
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: 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).
 Series

From James Bolton, Halifax, No 9, 16 Jan. 1791

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8190/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Letters to Robson, with the exception of Add. 8190/13, on botanical and other matters.

Dates: 16 Jan. 1791
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 concerning Barraud's chronometers Nos. 612 & 777, 1822-02-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 38
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1822-02-27
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).
 Item

Mounted photograph of All Souls' Church, Halifax

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8293/D/2/5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Revd Charles Simeon (1759-1836), Fellow of King's College and Vicar of Holy Trinity Church, Cambridge, began to purchase advowsons in 1817 in order to secure an Evangelical ministry in perpetuity in important centres. Friends contributed money for the purpose and some were associated with Simeon as Trustees of the livings. In 1829 Simeon drew up a 'Solemn Charge' to his Trustees, setting out the principles on which they were to make appointments, which was printed in 1833. In January...
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the deposited records is unrestricted, and use may be made of them in publications without reference to the Trustees. Formal permission should, however, be sought for any full-length publication of material derived from them.
 File

Papers on Government superintendence, 1837 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/2
Scope and Contents The mutual accusations of Lt. W.S. Stratford and W. Woolhouse, 1837.Correspondence on the Superintendent of the proposed Naval School at Portsmouth, 1838-1839.Letter from Captain Shirreff to Airy regarding the rate of pay of schoolmasters in the Navy, 12 August 1840, including 'Naval Notice on Regulations for the Qualification, Pay, and Half Pay of Naval Instructors and Schoolmasters'.Letters from the Admiralty examining the Greenwich Hospital Schools and concerning...
Dates: 1837 - 1848
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

Theophilus Lessey: Sermons

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6228
Scope and Contents

'Skeletons' of sermons preached by the Revd Theophilus Lessey and other preachers in the vicinity of Halifax, taken down by S. Turner, some from notes by Benjamin Terry.

Dates: 1825-1827
Conditions Governing Access: 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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