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From:
J. S. Henslow
To:
M. Stovin
Date:
[1829]
Source of text:
Science Museum Add MS 1211
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Henslow Correspondence Project
From:
[Davies Gilbert?]
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1829]
Source of text:
DMC.695A.885.33
Summary:

Seems to be about an arrangement to travel together.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Adolphe Quetelet
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
1829
Source of text:
RS:HS 14.201
Summary:

Has just received invitation. Regrets delaying JH's dinner. AQ is in the countryside. Asks to be allowed to visit toward the end of the dinner.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Alexander Rogers
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1 January 1829]
Source of text:
RS:HS 14.407
Summary:

Proposes to send telescope to JH to have a new lens made. Desires JH's opinion of the telescope's utility. Is hesitant to join Astronomical Society.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Caroline Lucretia Herschel
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1829 to 1848]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0672; Reel 1084
Summary:

Encloses notes from years of breakfast conversations with CH's brother William Herschel. Asks JH 'to take the burden of the [Zemata?] M.S. Secretaryship of [sic] my shoulders.' Recalls that JH did the same for 'Mr. Pickering some years ago.' Wishes JH and Margaret a happy new year. CH's notebook [79pp in English] including: necrology of astronomers and mathematicians; notes on plane and spherical geometry; star observations; various tables regarding measurement conversion, planetary systems, geography, and algebra.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Francis Legatt Chantrey
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1829 or 1830]
Source of text:
RS:HS 5.247
Summary:

Suggesting suitable painters of miniatures.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
[Mary Baldwin]
Date:
[1829 to 1832]
Source of text:
TxU:H/L-0059; Reel 1054
Summary:

JH's health good. Expects fatiguing day tomorrow. Will meet MB for dinner. Give JH's love to Margaret. William brought good news of JH's mother.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Francis Lunn
Date:
[1829?]
Source of text:
RS:HS 11.414 & 21.37
Summary:

Hears that the editors of Encyclopaedia Metropolitana have taken exception to JH's plan to write a work on Light for the Cabinet Cyclopaedia. Gives his views why the works should not conflict.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Thomas John Hussey
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1829?]
Source of text:
Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (107)
Summary:

Wants to know when he can visit JH.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
William Prout
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1829?]
Source of text:
RS:HS 14.192
Summary:

Sends abstract of a paper; wants JH's opinion.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
Text Online
From:
Michael Faraday
To:
John Murray
Date:
3 January 1829
Source of text:
WIHM MS FALF
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
Text Online
From:
John Wilson Croker
To:
Michael Faraday
Date:
5 January 1829
Source of text:
RS MS 241, f.25
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
Text Online
From:
Michael Faraday
To:
John Wilson Croker
Date:
6 January 1829
Source of text:
PRO ADM1 / 4608, f.4
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
William Darwin Fox
Date:
[7 Jan 1829]
Source of text:
Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 8a)
Summary:

Entomological news, his poor success in collecting, observation of chrysalis.

Commiserates with WDF in his dismal pre-examination state.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Thomas Young
To:
Michael Faraday
Date:
7 January 1829
Source of text:
RI MS F1 H30
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
From:
James Grahame
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[10 January 1829]
Source of text:
RS:HS 8.381
Summary:

Response to JH's wedding being set for March, and some news from Nantes.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
[John Thomas Graves]
Date:
[1829-1-13 or earlie
Source of text:
TCD 4015:114
Summary:

Remains unconvinced by JG's explanatory note on imaginary logarithms, but will pass paper on to 'more capable hands' in the R.S.L.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
John Thomas Graves
Date:
[13 January [1829]
Source of text:
TCD 10047/30
Summary:

JG's paper was read to the R.S.L. on 13 Dec. [1828]. An assessment of it is now being made concerning its publishability, the report to be given to the R.S.L. Council.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
William Rowan Hamilton
Date:
[13 January 1829]
Source of text:
TCD 1493:34
Summary:

Was pleased to recently admit Capt. [Francis] Beaufort as WH's proxy in Astronomical Society.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Caroline Lucretia Herschel
Date:
[14 January 1829]
Source of text:
TxU:H/L-0574.1; Reel 1058
Summary:

JH asks for a large oil portrait of CH, the size of his father's.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project