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From:
Giovanni Santini
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[28 May 1825]
Source of text:
RS:HS 15.342
Summary:

Compliments JH on work as Secretary of the Astronomical Society and for keeping the scientists of Europe informed of discoveries made in England. Finds that GS needs permission from Italian government to be a member of the R.S.L.; expects this will not be difficult.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Giovanni Santini
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[24 November 1825]
Source of text:
RS:HS 15.343
Summary:

Thanks profusely for two volumes of Astronomical Society's memoirs. Sends brochure containing two memoirs: one on eclipse of 1820, the other on two comets in 1823-24. Gives news of various acquaintances and friends.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Giovanni Santini
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[23 July 1828]
Source of text:
RS:HS 15.344
Summary:

Hopes to meet with Charles Babbage in Vienna. Inquires if JH received a set of books from University of Padua for the Astronomical Society. Praises JH's double star work; uses it for own observations.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Giovanni Santini
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[20 November 1832]
Source of text:
RS.HS 15.345
Summary:

Praises JH's work on double star orbits. Translated 'Fisica Celeste' [JH's Physical Astronomy?] for use of University of Padua. Receives fourth volume of R.S.P.T. of R.S.L. R.A.S. awards GS for astronomical work. Wants to purchase a Barlow telescope for Padua Observatory. Observes Biela's Comet at Rome Observatory. Makes study of perturbations in the orbit of Jupiter.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Giovanni Santini
Date:
[16 April 1833]
Source of text:
TxU:H/L-0381; Reel 1054
Summary:

Asks GS to provide hospitality to J. C. Stewart, who is traveling through Italy. Sent package of books. Hopes GS will write to JH at Cape of Good Hope.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Giovanni Santini
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[6 September 1839]
Source of text:
RS:HS 15.346
Summary:

Makes micrometer observations for a star catalogue to be published in 1840 for the University of Padua. Padua Observatory offers meridian circle to Vienna Observatory. Searches for comets.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Giovanni Santini
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[29 December 1840]
Source of text:
RS:HS 15.347
Summary:

Sends stellar catalogue. Requests R.S.P.T. from 1800 to 1840 for University of Padua library.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Giovanni Santini
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[23 August 1844]
Source of text:
RS:HS 15.348
Summary:

Sends medical writings of Philip Spongia. Sends observations of Mauvais's Comet from Berlin, Milan, and Padua. Plans to present personal observations to R.A.S. in the following year.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Giovanni Santini
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[9 August 1850]
Source of text:
RS:HS 15.349
Summary:

Gets copy of Cape Observations through ministry. May visit England to meet with JH and G. B. Airy. Sends observations of Biela's Comet.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project