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From:
Philip Carpenter
To:
J. S. Henslow
Date:
1855
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library MS Add. 8177: 62
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Henslow Correspondence Project
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From:
Richard Dawes
To:
J. S. Henslow
Date:
1854
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library MS Add. 8177: 111
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Henslow Correspondence Project
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From:
Richard Dawes
To:
J. S. Henslow
Date:
1851
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library MS Add. 8177: 112
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Henslow Correspondence Project
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From:
Lord Ducie
To:
J. S. Henslow
Date:
1855
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library MS Add. 8177: 116
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Henslow Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
William Jackson Hooker
Date:
[Jan 1850]
Source of text:
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: English letters A–H 1850, 29: 201
Summary:

Thanks WJH for information about J. D. Hooker; CD was very anxious to hear something about his safety.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
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From:
Leonard Jenyns
To:
J. S. Henslow
Date:
1855
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library MS Add. 8177: 211
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Henslow Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Richard Owen
Date:
[Jan – 23 Mar 1850]
Source of text:
American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Summary:

CD regrets the trouble RO has had about C. G. Ehrenberg’s parcel.

He is reading On the nature of limbs [1849] with uncommon interest and admires the way Owen worked out the toes.

Also has read On parthenogenesis [1849] with great interest.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
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From:
Joseph Prestwich
To:
J. S. Henslow
Date:
1855
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library MS Add. 8177: 270
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Henslow Correspondence Project
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From:
William Selwyn
To:
J. S. Henslow
Date:
1855
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library MS Add. 8177: 295
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Henslow Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
George Robert Waterhouse
Date:
[Jan–June 1850]
Source of text:
Natural History Museum (Archives DF PAL/100/6/6)
Summary:

Wishes to propose John Lubbock as a member of the Entomological Society.

Asks for B. H. Hodgson’s pamphlet on sheep ["Tame sheep and goats", J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 16 (1847): 1003–26]. Asks for odd numbers of GRW’s work [A natural history of the Mammalia (1846–8)]. Regrets that this work has stopped.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Adam White
Date:
[Jan–Mar 1850]
Source of text:
Smithsonian Libraries (Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology MSS 405 A. Gift of the Burndy Library)
Summary:

Requests AW to ask Arthur Adams, who is going on a polar expedition to Lancaster Sound, to collect cirripedes.

Asks location of "Cape Rivers".

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
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From:
T.V. Wollaston
To:
J. S. Henslow
Date:
1852
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library MS Add. 8177: 367
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Henslow Correspondence Project
From:
Henry Peter Brougham
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1850]
Source of text:
RS:HS 4.308
Summary:

Would like JH's view on Thomas Maclear.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Graham
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1850 to 1852]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0915; Reel 1083
Summary:

Suggests changes in statutes governing colleges.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
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From:
Michael Faraday
To:
Harriet Jane Moore
Date:
1850
Source of text:
Bence Jones (1870a), 2: 256-7
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Adam Sedgwick
Date:
[1 January 1850]
Source of text:
RS:HS 15.442 (C: RS:HS 23.79)
Summary:

Has heard of AS's broken arm. Sends regards from the family.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Augustus De Morgan
Date:
1850-1
Source of text:
RS:HS 23.80
Summary:

Comments on calculation by Frédéric Petit of the hyperbolic orbit of the meteor of 19 Aug. 1847.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Charles Pritchard
Date:
[1850]
Source of text:
TxU:H/L-0318; Reel 1054
Summary:

Inability of JH's son [William] to pass Greek. Concerned that this may delay [William's] entry into Haileybury College. Notes similar inability with languages in JH's other two sons.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Elizabeth Sabine
Date:
[1 January 1850]
Source of text:
RS Sa.660
Summary:

Regrets to hear of Edward Sabine's serious illness but praises ES's accomplishment and devotion; hopes ES will rest and soon recover good health.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Henry Peter Brougham
Date:
[1850]
Source of text:
Univ.Coll.London Brougham
Summary:

Praises in very strong terms and in detail the contributions to astronomy made by Thomas Maclear. Believes Maclear deserves a pension.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project