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From:
George C. Hodgkinson
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 9.422
Summary:

Comments on his observations made that year in the Alps. Hopes to return again with more instruments.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
George Johnston
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (63)
Summary:

Asks for support in gaining a pension from the army.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
George Peacock
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 13.311
Summary:

Note to say the matter of Mr. Lax's examination is not yet organized.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
George Peacock
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 13.312
Summary:

Questions of publishing, including JH's considering the publication of William Herschel's writings.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
George Peacock
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[?]-5-1
Source of text:
RS:HS 13.313
Summary:

About the possibility of attending a meeting.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
George Peacock
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[?]-2-20
Source of text:
RS:HS 13.314
Summary:

Encouragement to JH for republication of some earlier works, together with news of GP's health.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
George Peacock
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[?]-3-31
Source of text:
RS:HS 13.315
Summary:

Arrangements about GP visiting JH.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
George Peacock
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[?]-3-29
Source of text:
RS:HS 13.316
Summary:

GP's poor health prevents him from visiting JH as had intended.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
George Peacock
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 13.317
Summary:

Arrangements about meeting JH in London.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
George Thomas Napier
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[?]-6-13
Source of text:
RS:HS 13.73
Summary:

Has been so busy visiting various people and relatives that he has had no time to answer JH's letter. Leaves early in September for Rome and Naples and will be unable to visit Collingwood.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Georgiana Babbage
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 2.354
Summary:

Would like to bring one of her children when they visit him [at Christmas?].

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Georgiana Babbage
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 2.355
Summary:

Thanking him for the gift of china.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Georgiana Babbage
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 2.356
Summary:

Thanking him for gift.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
H. Symons
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[?]-11-29
Source of text:
RS:HS 17.255
Summary:

Is ill, but encloses revised copy of letter on rotation, from which HS hopes he has removed all possibly offensive statements.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henri Victor Regnault
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 14.319
Summary:

Sends photographs from study of trees. Has news from Mr. Stewart. Is attempting to complete his works on gases and vapors. Also working on treatise on physics. Wishes to see his work also published in English.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henrietta G. M. L. Chatterton
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 5.332
Summary:

Is grateful for his kind gift of the book. Hopes he will be able to visit them.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Anthony Jeffreys
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[?]-6-11
Source of text:
RS:HS 10.303
Summary:

Regarding the rates for JH's house.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Anthony Jeffreys
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 10.304
Summary:

Has read the lecture with great delight and returns it as requested; would like to borrow it again at some future date to show it to other people.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Anthony Jeffreys
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[?]-2-18
Source of text:
RS:HS 10.305
Summary:

Has been away from home since he sent the last books. Now sends the Secretary's and Treasurer's books; comments on these books and their makeup. Presumes the person who collects the money should have a small account book.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Anthony Jeffreys
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
n.d.
Source of text:
RS:HS 10.307
Summary:

Tidd Pratt has given his permission for the rules and they can be enrolled as soon as the tables have been added. Will arrange a meeting date with Mr. Harrison. Leaves home tomorrow.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
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