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From:
Robert Charles Winthrop
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[18 March 1861]
Source of text:
RS:HS 18.427
Summary:

Encloses pamphlet on atmospheric electricity by Joseph Henry and two pages about 'Carpet experiments' in New York by Joseph Lovering. U.S. going through 'sad political trial.' Does astronomy offer examples of severed systems or broken planets being re-united?

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John Herschel Project
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