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From:
Charles Knight
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1840 or later]
Source of text:
Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (63)
Summary:

Compliments JH on 'greatly improved edition' of a book adding to 'every department of knowledge.'

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Christian F. Schönbein
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1840 or earlier?]
Source of text:
RS:HS 15.365
Summary:

Thanks JH for invitation to Slough. Will come to visit.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Anthony Jeffreys
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1840 or later]
Source of text:
Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (63)
Summary:

Invites JH to dinner.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Anthony Jeffreys
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1840 or later]
Source of text:
Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (107)
Summary:

Thanks JH for a favor.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Anthony Jeffreys
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1840 or later]
Source of text:
Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (63)
Summary:

Tells JH who will be at a gathering at the parsonage.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Anthony Jeffreys
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1840 or later]
Source of text:
Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (63)
Summary:

Reports on HJ's brother's health.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Anthony Jeffreys
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1840 or later]
Source of text:
Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (107)
Summary:

Notifies JH that a number of visitors will be coming to the Parsonage.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Anthony Jeffreys
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1840 or later]
Source of text:
Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (63)
Summary:

Thanks JH and Lady Herschel for their kindness to his family [in time of his brother's illness].

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Anthony Jeffreys
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1840 or later]
Source of text:
Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (63)
Summary:

Thanks JH for his support.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Jesse Piper
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1840 or later]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0407.1; Reel 1087
Summary:

Asks JH to loan map to JP.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Joseph J. Hart
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1840 or later]
Source of text:
RAS:JH Archive 13/3.94 verso; Reel 10
Summary:

Asks for appointment with JH and directions from Etchingham station [to JH's residence].

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir Charles Lyell
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1840 or later]
Source of text:
RS:HS 11.448
Summary:

Is sorry JH did not inform him of the paper he was to read on the astronomical influence on climate. Would like an abstract when published. Would also like a copy of the verses on the great telescope. Encloses a paper of his own.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Francis Baily
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[3 January 1840]
Source of text:
RS:HS 3.171
Summary:

Invitation to spend the night with him when he comes to town for the council meetings of the Royal and Astronomical Societies.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
William Henry Fitton
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[3 January 1840]
Source of text:
RS:HS 7.237
Summary:

Has just returned from a trip to Hanover, and has decided not to place his son there in accordance with advice received while he was there. Met Miss Herschel. Travelled via Belgium and met A. H. Dumont, a very original and intelligent geologist.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Thomas Hodgkin
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[4 January 1840]
Source of text:
RS:HS 9.411
Summary:

Affairs at the Cape; thinks Andries Stockenström is the man to be sent out to negotiate with the Boers. Would like JH's views on the subject.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Francis Baily
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[7 January 1840]
Source of text:
RS:HS 3.173
Summary:

Will be expecting him on Thursday.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Francis Beaufort
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[7 January 1840]
Source of text:
RS:HS 3.369
Summary:

Thanks for sending him the requiem.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Humphrey Lloyd
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[7 January 1840]
Source of text:
RS:HS 11.273
Summary:

Has not heard of any results of JH's letter to D. F. J. Arago, but Georges Aimé has been appointed to direct an observatory in Algiers. Great interest at the Institute when JH's letter was read. Glad he did not waste a second letter to the Times.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Basil Hall
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[8 January 1840]
Source of text:
RS:HS 9.191
Summary:

Francis Beaufort has shown him his copy of the 'Requiem' and would be pleased if JH would send him a copy. Mr. Harvey and himself have been observing nebulae on the clear nights. Is having a Munich object glass mounted. Will be in town towards the end of the month.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Edward Sabine
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[8 January 1840]
Source of text:
RS:HS 15.79
Summary:

Sends the corrections of the Meteorological Instructions to JH. Presents a new plan for recording data.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
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