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From:
[Alexander Stewart] Herschel
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-1128.2 [p. 45 verso]; Reel 1060
Summary:

Matlock received [JH's] account, but bill was not enclosed. Is bill in papers that [JH] sent to [AH]?

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
[Arthur Edward] Hardinge
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 10.159
Summary:

JH is being subtly chastised for missing a meeting that the Prince of Wales attended.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
[George Gabriel Stokes]
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library 7656/H731
Summary:

JH requests that J. H. N. Hennessey be allowed to attend meeting of R.S.L. that evening.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
[J.?] Herbert
To:
[Spencer J. A. Compton?]
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-1003; Reel 1083
Summary:

[Extract, in JH's hand, of letter:] Ask JH to determine exact price of telescope and time of its delivery. Commissioners are aware that observatory will need equatorially mounted telescope as soon as 'measurements of Lacaille's base' are completed.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
A. M. Hussey
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 10.219
Summary:

His first series of illustrations are temporarily bound up and if JH likes he can borrow them for six months. Would like to retain Mr. Corda's book for a little longer.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Agnes Baillie
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 3.13
Summary:

Thanks for the packet. Remarks on Devon and recent events.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Agnes Baillie
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[?]-7-8
Source of text:
RS:HS 3.14
Summary:

Family news.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Agnes Baillie
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[?]-7-19
Source of text:
RS:HS 3.15
Summary:

Called last Tuesday. Unable to see him as he was away.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Alexander Hamilton-Gordon
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 8.157
Summary:

Short letter in code.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Alexander Henning
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 9.307
Summary:

Just going on board to bring back Lady Ryan (wife of Sir Edward?) and will then call to see him. The furniture will be landed immediately. Proposes to sail Saturday morning.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Alexander Henning
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[?]-6-24
Source of text:
RS:HS 9.308
Summary:

Gives an example of lunar observations. Considers this a more accurate measurement than that obtained by the chronometer.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Alexander Henning
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d
Source of text:
Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (107)
Summary:

Sends regards to Herschel family.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Alexander J. B. Hope
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[?]-5-23
Source of text:
RS:HS 9.477
Summary:

Has written privately to the Chancellor of the Exchequer enclosing JH's letter. Thinks this preferable to asking the question publicly. Will be spending Whitsun at Bedgebury.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Alfred Smee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 16.174
Summary:

About etymology.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Algernon O. Simon
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 17.207
Summary:

Requests JH's autograph and 'carte de visite' for a collection.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Arthur B. Simpson
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 16.148
Summary:

Asking for an appointment to meet with JH.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Arthur B. Simpson
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 16.149
Summary:

Missed one opportunity to meet JH; now seeks another.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Augustin Louis Cauchy
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 5.328
Summary:

Sending to the R.S.L. his memoir on the theory of light. Comments on his own theories.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Augustus De Morgan
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 6.417
Summary:

Introducing an uncle-in-law who is residing at the Cape for health reasons. Normally lives at Madras and may prove useful to JH should he visit Madras.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Augustus De Morgan
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 6.418
Summary:

Sending various tracts and a miscellaneous collection of lives. Would he look at the life of William Herschel and make any alterations or corrections as he sees fit.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project