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Dumbarton

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Drawing by Thomas Johnstone, 1808-03-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 300
Scope and Contents

Drawing of an instrument for ascertaining longitude at sea by observing the pointers of the Great Bear. Sent from Millton by Dumbarton.

Dates: 1808-03-03
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 and proposal sent from Thomas Johnstone to the Admiralty, 1806-04-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 249-250
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Four letters and a proposal.

Dates: 1806-04-24
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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Letter from Thomas Johnstone concerning errors in longitude and latitude, 1806-09-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/41: 15-17
Scope and Contents From the File:

Correspondence regarding methods for establishing latitude.

Dates: 1806-09-06
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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Letter from Thomas Johnstone to Lord Mulgrave, 1807-08-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 203-204
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Five letters and a proposal on finding longitude by using the sun's bearing and by the lowest ascension of the pointers encircling the Pole.

Dates: 1807-08-19
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).
 Item

Letter from Thomas Johnstone to Lord Mulgrave, 1807-09-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 205-206
Scope and Contents

Enclosing a drawing of a quarter of the globe marked with lines of latitude, the tangents of the meridian, and variations of the compass.

Dates: 1807-09-08
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 Johnstone to Nevil Maskelyne, 1808-05-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 301-302
Scope and Contents

Concerning his proposed method of finding longitude by observing the pointers of the Great Bear. An annotation on the final page reads 'Ordered by the Board that no notice be taken of this letter'. Sent from Millton by Dumbarton.

Dates: 1808-05-18
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 Johnstone to the Admiralty, 1806-01-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 243-244
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Four letters and a proposal.

Dates: 1806-01-25
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).
 Item

Letter from Thomas Johnstone to the Admiralty, 1806-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 245-246
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Four letters and a proposal.

Dates: 1806-02-06
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).
 Item

Letter from Thomas Johnstone to the Admiralty, 1806-03-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 247-248
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Four letters and a proposal.

Dates: 1806-03-03
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 Johnstone to the Board of Longitude, 1806-10-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 198-199
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Five letters and a proposal on finding longitude by using the sun's bearing and by the lowest ascension of the pointers encircling the Pole.

Dates: 1806-10-29
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 Thomas Johnstone to the Board of Longitude, 1807-10-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 207-208
Scope and Contents

Includes illustrated instructions for taking the distance of celestial objects from each other, and their bearings from the ship.

Dates: 1807-10-31
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 Johnstone to the Board of Longitude, 1805-11-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 298-299
Scope and Contents

Concerning his proposed method of finding longitude by taking the distance from the sun. Sent from Dumbarton.

Dates: 1805-11-07
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 Thomas Johnstone to William Marsden, 1807-06-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 202
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Five letters and a proposal on finding longitude by using the sun's bearing and by the lowest ascension of the pointers encircling the Pole.

Dates: 1807-06-20
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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Proposal from Thomas Johnstone, 1806-11-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 200-201
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Five letters and a proposal on finding longitude by using the sun's bearing and by the lowest ascension of the pointers encircling the Pole.

Dates: 1806-11-05
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).