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From:
John Ball
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[22 December 1860]
Source of text:
RS:HS 5.11
Summary:

Is obliged for the maps and articles on physical geography. Comments on the heights of various mountains and encloses a list of queries.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Ball
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[11 January 1861]
Source of text:
RS:HS 5.12
Summary:

Sends him latest edition of the book brought out by the Alpine Club. A member has found the height of one of the mountains lower than that usually stated. Has written an article on glaciers for this month's Edinburgh Review.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Ball
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[26 January 1861]
Source of text:
RS:HS 5.13
Summary:

Is sorry he wrote his last letter on the day of the sad event. Hopes JH will use the table of heights in the Alpine volume. Comments on the accuracy of various heights given by authorities.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
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