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Regent's Park

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on terrestrial longitude, 1833 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/181
Scope and Contents Correspondence on finding terrestrial longitude by testing chronometers at the culmination of Moon and stars. There is material on the longitudes of Chelmsford, Limerick, Port Stephen (Australia), Paris, Edinburgh, Antwerp, Dublin, Armagh, Cambridge, Oxford, Bedford, Hartwell, Portsmouth, Devonport, Hamburg, Liverpool and Regent's Park. The correspondents include E.J. Cooper, J.C. Fremont, P.P. King, W.H.C. Bartlett, Sir F. Beaufort, G. Fisher, E. Sabine, T. Henderson, R. Sheepshanks, J....
Dates: 1833 - 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).
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Letter acknowledging that chronometers are to be withdrawn from trial at the Royal Observatory, 1829-09-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 131-132
Scope and Contents In the letter addressed to Thomas Taylor, J. Abacar requests that the chronometers continue to be held at the Royal Observatory in a private trial and at his own expense.
Dates: 1829-09-05
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 objecting to the withdrawal of chronometers from a trial, 1829-09-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/237: 127-128
Scope and Contents Sent from J. Abacar to John Pond.
Dates: 1829-09-02
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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NS I Chap 5-48 Note, 1862-05-01 - 1862-05-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 46.1: 52r
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1862-05-01 - 1862-05-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.

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