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From:
[Sir] R[ichard] Phillips
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1827]
Source of text:
RS:HS 14.159
Summary:

Receives copy of JH's Light. Invites him to Birmingham.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
C. I. Parnell
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1827]
Source of text:
RS:HS 14.140
Summary:

Details forgery case on which JH gave legal advice.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Charles Babbage
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1827?]
Source of text:
RS:HS 2.347
Summary:

Understands his intellectual pursuits. Gives address of his son [Adelaide].

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Charles Rümker
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1827?]
Source of text:
RS:HS 14.508
Summary:

Sends [F. G. W.] Struve's observations on William Herschel's double stars because of JH's expressed interest in the work.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Pond
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1827?]
Source of text:
RS:HS 14.33
Summary:

Asks that list of errata be published before a committee meets to investigate 'the subject of Mr. Lee's [?] animadversions.'

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
[a member of the Glass Committee of the R.S.L.?]
Date:
[1827?]
Source of text:
RS:HS B26.46
Summary:

It appears that J. T. Cooper would be willing to work in the performing of glass experiments. If this seems acceptable, then a meeting of the glass committee should be called.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Charles Babbage
Date:
[1827 to 1829]
Source of text:
RS:HS 2.369
Summary:

Regarding various publications for distribution.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Davies Gilbert
Date:
[1827 to 1829?]
Source of text:
RS:HS 25.14.12
Summary:

Will not attend council meeting. JH comments regarding the nomination for foreign membership [of R.S.L.?] of Teodoro Monticello.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Georgiana Babbage
Date:
[1827]
Source of text:
RS:HS 2.367
Summary:

Announcement of Baden Powell's election to the Savillian chair of Geometry.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
William Henry Fitton
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1827]
Source of text:
RS:HS 7.241
Summary:

Regarding the affairs of the R.S.L. and JH's intentions.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
Text Online
From:
Michael Faraday
To:
John Wilson Croker
Date:
2 January 1827
Source of text:
SI D MS 554A
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Wilhelm Struve
Date:
[3 January 1827]
Source of text:
RS:HS 17.111a (C RS:HS 20.243)
Summary:

May not be able to separate double stars with the twenty foot reflector. Is reviewing nebulae. Regrets [Josef] Fraunhofer did not live to see WS's work. Speaks of standard catalogue of 2881 stars as joint labor of all observatories. Interested in bright stars with minute companions.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Niccolo Cacciatore
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[4 January 1827]
Source of text:
RS:HS 5.138
Summary:

The state of the observatory after the death of Giuseppe Piazzi. Has been put on a permanent basis now. Instruments and books have been received. Send some mainsprings for the chronometers.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
Text Online
From:
R. K. Greville
To:
J. S. Henslow
Date:
5 January 1827
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library MS Add. 8176: 47
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Henslow Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Michael Faraday
To:
William Hasledine Pepys
Date:
5 January 1827
Source of text:
RI MS
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
From:
William Ritchie
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[9 January 1827]
Source of text:
RS:HS 14.351
Summary:

Thanks JH for proposing WR for R.S.L. Discusses construction of air pump. Trying to simplify construction of vacuum. Will be in London in March.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Mario Gemmellaro
Date:
[11 January 1827]
Source of text:
RS:HS 8.94 & 20.244
Summary:

Sends his reasons for not writing. Includes results of his readings of Etna and observations of the comet.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
Text Online
From:
Michael Faraday
To:
Edmund Robert Daniell
Date:
15 January 1827
Source of text:
SI D MS 554A
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
Text Online
From:
Michael Faraday
To:
William Hasledine Pepys
Date:
15 January 1827
Source of text:
RI MS
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Davies Gilbert
Date:
[16 January 1827]
Source of text:
RS:HS 20.245
Summary:

Some R.S.L. business matters.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project