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Marylebone

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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'A letter of observation, adapted to the explanations of the latitude and longitudinal influence for the use of the Mariner', 1813-08-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 389-398
Scope and Contents

Sent from Richard Benjamin Parker to Captain Thomas Hurd.

Dates: 1813-08-07
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 Peck to the Board of Longitude, 1822-04-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 403-403a
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Acknowledging receipt of a letter from the Board stating that his previous proposal was 'wholly inadmissible'. Peck enquires about submitting a new proposal relating to a discovery which he and his father Thomas had made of 'a true arch that shall measure no more than its diameter'.

Dates: 1822-04-04
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 James Peck to the Board of Longitude, 1819-01-19

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 402-402a
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Inviting the Board to view his further study on longitude and mentioning that he also hoped to submit a pair of globes 'made from a circle without a fraction', to improve navigation at sea.

Dates: 1819-01-19
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 Richard Benjamin Parker to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1814-02-22

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 387-388
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Stating that he wished to submit his work before the Board.

Dates: 1814-02-22
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 from Thomas Peck to the Board of Longitude, 1818-07-14

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 401-401a
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Concerning his son's work on 'that Great Mystery Longitude', which he invited the Board to inspect at his house.

Dates: 1818-07-14
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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Letters from Richard Benjamin Parker to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1813 - 1814

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 386-398
Scope and Contents

Two letters concerning his explanations of latitude and longitude, of the causes of the trade winds and of the causes liable to affect the compass and dipping needles, including the effects of the Aurora Borealis. Both letters are addressed from Lisson Street, Marylebone.

Dates: 1813 - 1814
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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Letters from Thomas and James Peck, 1818 - 1822

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 400-404
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Three letters and a proposal sent by Thomas Peck and his son James, of Marylebone, concerning James' work on 'that Great Mystery of Longitude' and his discovery of 'a true arch that shall measure no more than its diameter'.

Dates: 1818 - 1822
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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Observations on the mysteries of longitude, 1818-07-16

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 404
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Includes an explanatory sketch of his chart and time pieces.

Dates: 1818-07-16
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).