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From:
Thomas Best Jervis
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 10.318
Summary:

Called on him the other morning to consult him on several points. Has just been appointed Surveyor General of India to succeed George Everest, and would welcome JH's advice on several matters.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Thomas Best Jervis
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1834]
Source of text:
RS:HS 10.316
Summary:

Hopes he received his Essay on the Primitive Standard. Arrived at Simon's Town on Tuesday and hopes to call on JH before he departs.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Thomas Best Jervis
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[19 October 1835]
Source of text:
RS:HS 10.317
Summary:

Sending a little volume he has written on Native Standards to show their usefulness. Designed to influence the Indian Commission on Standards. Hopes to see JH at the Cape next February or March.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Thomas Best Jervis
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
26 April [1839]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0298.1; Reel 1087
Summary:

In R.S.L.'s request to H.E.I.C. court of directors for support for magnetic survey in India, Lord Northampton omitted to stress need for training TJ and other officers in use of special instruments.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Thomas Best Jervis
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[14 September 1839]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0299; Reel 1087
Summary:

Attended [French] Institute and heard D. F. J. Arago read account of L. J. M. Daguerre's process, which is very different from those of JH and W. H. F. Talbot. Has not yet visited Francesco Carlini to give him JH's letter. Introduces J. T. Boileau, who will participate in magnetic survey.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
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