Miscellaneous petitions and memorials making requests of the Board of Longitude:
Correspondence regarding W. Lester and his claims for the full reward offered for the discovery of an accurate method of finding longitude at sea, 1821.
Undated petition from G. Margetts, a watchmaker, asking for assistance and compensation.
Petition, etc., from M. Mackay asking for remuneration in respect of her husband's services to the Board, 1822-1825.
Letters, petitions, etc., claiming remuneration in respect of the work of C. Mason, 1791-1815.
Petition from J. Miller regarding a method of finding longitude, 1821.
Correspondence with W. Mitchel on the question of remuneration for his work on an improved quadrant, 1765-1786.
Letters from E. Naylor, including complaints to the Board, 1820.
Correspondence with W. North on his claims for remuneration for his method of taking lunar observations, etc., 1817-1821
Letters from J.E. Pellizer on a method of finding longitude, 1791-1796 and 1803-1804.
Claim by J. Pond on behalf of the Revd Walker, 1826.
Requests from J. Preston for assistance, 1824-1825.
Application from J. Stoat for a post in New South Wales, 1818.
Petition from W. Storer requesting the setting up of a committee to enquire into the merits of his invention, 1788.
Memorial from M. Taylor asking for remuneration, 1783.
Petition from J. Tolson, a schoolmaster, requesting the protection of the Board against theft by his ex-pupils of his method of taking lunar observations, 1785.
Application for employment from W. Turnbull, 1825.
Petition from J. Tulloch regarding improvements in navigation, 1799.
Letter from J. Turner regarding lunar observations, 1813.
Letter from H. Violaine regarding a method of finding longitude, 1812.
Letter from W.A. Warre regarding a method of solving navigational problems, 1815.
Letters regarding Captain J. Whidbey's claim for payment for astronomical work while master of H.M.S. 'Discovery' on its voyage around the world, 1797.
Petition for assistance from B. Workman, 1810-1818, with a poster giving details of his services as a tutor in navigation, mathematics, nautical astronomy, etc.
Papers relating to various innovations claimed by H. Wronski, 1820-1821.
Memorial from T. Yeates regarding a variation chart, 1816.
Miscellaneous letters from Messrs Sinclair, Witherspoon, Baldwin and Allen, 1787-1824.