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From:
Martin Davy
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[13 February 1828]
Source of text:
RS:HS 6.476
Summary:

The Lucasian Professorship is vacant and he would be pleased if JH would consider standing for the position.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Martin Davy
Date:
[24 February 1828]
Source of text:
RS:HS 6.477
Summary:

Declining to become a candidate for the Lucasian Professorship. Has written to Charles Babbage and informed him of the vacancy.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Martin Davy
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[6 March 1828]
Source of text:
RS:HS 6.478
Summary:

Babbage has been elected Lucasian Professor by a large majority. Is pleased by the unselfish service of JH to scientific research.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
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