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Chelsea

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter concerning Edward Massey, 1815-05-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 135-136
Scope and Contents Letter from [Sir Marc Isambard] Brunel of Chelsea to Captain Thomas Hurd recommending Massey's design improvements relevant to chronometers, which involved reducing the friction at the locks.
Dates: 1815-05-30
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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Letter from G.H. Cresswell to the Board of Longitude, 1828-06-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/39: 49-50
Scope and Contents Originally enclosing a proposal for finding longitude.
Dates: 1828-06-28
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 Lieutenant Colonel Edward Ferguson to George Gilpin, 1806-06-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 8-9
Scope and Contents Stating that he had made a successful trial of his log to ascertain the rate of a current and requesting a reward to purchase a patent.
Dates: 1806-06-19
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 Lieutenant Colonel Edward Ferguson to George Gilpin, 1806-06-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 11-12
Scope and Contents Enclosing a description of his method for ascertaining the rate of a ship in a current at sea, and requesting that this be laid before the Board of Longitude.
Dates: 1806-06-04
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 from William Dussaux to Sir Harry Parker, 1784

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 203-204
Scope and Contents Concerning a proposal by F.N. Knipe.
Dates: 1784
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 to Lieutenant Colonel Edward Ferguson, 1806-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 10
Scope and Contents Draft of a letter from [George Gilpin?] informing Ferguson that the Board would not meet again before that December and that they did not offer advance sums of money without first being convinced of the value of a proposal.
Dates: 1806-06
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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William Garrard on navigation tables and proportional tables, 1798 - 1820

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/46: 95-107
Scope and Contents From the File: Correspondence regarding various astronomical and nautical tables.
Dates: 1798 - 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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