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From:
H. Temple Humphreys
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[27 March 1867]
Source of text:
RS:HS 10.76
Summary:

Would like JH's advice on the best shape for a rolling magnet with application for railway rolling stock.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
H. Temple Humphreys
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[2 April 1867]
Source of text:
RS:HS 10.77
Summary:

Is grateful for his information. Believes he has found a way of overcoming the difficulties. Outlines his scheme for railway axles. Believes it will prove a great boon to the railways.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
H. Temple Humphreys
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[9 March 1870]
Source of text:
RS:HS 10.78
Summary:

May be interested in seeing the enclosed [probably RS:HS 19.229]. Outlines his proposals, which he hopes to get adopted in Ireland. Trusts the east winds are not affecting him.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
H. Temple Humphreys
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[22 March 1870]
Source of text:
RS:HS 10.79
Summary:

Many thanks for his kind note. Pleased to find he is in good health and taking an interest in the work of the youngsters. Hopes Alexander (JH's son) showed him his plan for a binocular reflector.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
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