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

Discusses experiment.

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

Discusses books loaned to JH.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[3 December 1824]
Source of text:
TxU:H/MW-0246.1; Reel 15
Summary:

Invites JH to join JL in viewing William Tassie's nearly complete wax model of bust of William Herschel at Leicester Square.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[25 February 1829]
Source of text:
BL Aaa 37184.226
Summary:

A note accompanying a list of mathematical and astronomical works, to which JL asks JH to add names of others to make the collection more complete.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[20 February 1837]
Source of text:
Buckinghamshire County Council
Summary:

Thanks JH for drawing of JH's house. Sends drawing of JL's Hartwell Observatory and publications from the observatory.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[16 March 1837]
Source of text:
Buckinghamshire County Council
Summary:

Earlier sent JH some pencils, etc., and copies of the first two numbers of the 'Terror of the Northern Hemisphere.' Now sends third number.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[19 June 1837]
Source of text:
Buckinghamshire County Council
Summary:

Is sending JH a lithographic print of Isaac Newton.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1847]
Source of text:
Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (61)
Summary:

Discusses whether John Couch Adams should receive the Copley Medal for his work in the attempted discovery of Neptune.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[7 August 1847]
Source of text:
RAS:JH Archive 10/5.21; Reel 9
Summary:

Gratitude for Cape Results. Placed it next to account of the Northumberland Equatorial and Dome.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[14 May 1861]
Source of text:
RS:HS 11.179
Summary:

A Chinese translation of JH's book on astronomy was presented to the R.A.S. at the last meeting. Comments on this edition. Admiral W. H. Smyth is now in London. Received an agreeable letter from Alexander Herschel.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[9 December 1861]
Source of text:
RS:HS 11.180
Summary:

Would like JH's approval to submit the enclosed certificate on behalf of JH's son. No. 29 of the Record of Recreative Science contains a good article on Light by E. J. Lowe, who mentions JH's name.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1862]
Source of text:
Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (107)
Summary:

Discusses plans for a hot-air balloon.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1862]
Source of text:
Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (107)
Summary:

Receives report from Crystal Palace concerning balloon test.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1862?]
Source of text:
RAS:JH Archive 12/1.3.14 verso; Reel 10
Summary:

Notes on trapping air at different elevations [during balloon ascent]. G. B. Airy and JH will be absent. W. H. Sykes will arrive this evening. Will make another ascent Monday.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[15 July 1862]
Source of text:
RS:HS 11.181
Summary:

Outlining events in the projected balloon ascent by Messrs. James Glaisher and Henry Coxwell.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[18 July 1862]
Source of text:
RAS:JH Archive 12/1.3.6 verso; Reel 10
Summary:

Stormy night followed by calm morning. Balloon is now filling for 9 a.m. liftoff.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[17 September 1862]
Source of text:
RS:HS 11.182
Summary:

James Glaisher has made two more balloon ascents and reached six miles high. W. R. Birt has been observing at Hartwell during the present lunation and discovered several new spots, a sea, and craters. Sends details. Is sending a petition to H. J. Temple (3rd Viscount Palmerston) for a pension for Birt and would be glad if JH would look it over and sign it.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[30 January 1863]
Source of text:
RS:HS 11.183
Summary:

Is pleased H. J. Temple (3rd Viscount Palmerston) has replied so promptly to JH's memorial regarding Thomas Maclear. Would like JH's sanction for JL's support of George Rümker as the new Observer at Hamburg.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[7 August 1865]
Source of text:
RS:HS 11.184
Summary:

W. R. Birt is engaged sending out notices to the members of the Moon Committee. Wishes JH could attend. Has commenced a large map of the moon, which members can compare with actual observations. Admiral W. H. Smyth is well in mind, but suffers much from illness.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[3 October 1865]
Source of text:
RS:HS 11.185
Summary:

Sends a copy of the address of the President of the B.A.A.S. at Birmingham, also an Aylesbury newspaper containing the funeral sermon on Admiral W. H. Smyth. Misses Smyth very much. Hopes JH is well.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project