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From:
André-Marie Ampère
To:
Claude-Julien Bredin
Date:
janvier 1823
Source of text:
Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1936), p. 623-624.
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
From:
James South
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1823?]
Source of text:
RS:HS 16.477
Summary:

Has been ill. Should we publish our observations of 340 double stars or extend the number to 400?

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Pierre Simon Laplace
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[early 1823]
Source of text:
RS:HS 19.7
Summary:

Sends paper.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Astronomische Nachrichten
Date:
1823
Source of text:
Astronomische Nachrichten, 1 (1823), 30-31
Summary:

Gives a formula related to a table published in the Nautical Almanac, which table listed various stellar observations made by John Pond.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
David Brewster
Date:
[1823]
Source of text:
RS:HS 4.272 (C: RS:HS 25.13.17)
Summary:

Sends an abstract of his paper on observations relating to the practical construction of telescopes [JH's 'Practical Rules,' 1822]. Would like 25 copies for distribution. His recent experiments with polarized light.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
William Hyde Wollaston
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1823 to 1828]
Source of text:
RS:HS 18.285
Summary:

Previous engagement prevents WW 'joining the early party.'

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
William Hyde Wollaston
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1823 to 1828]
Source of text:
RS:HS 18.287
Summary:

Unsure whether WW will be in town to dine with JH Monday.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
William Hyde Wollaston
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1823 to 1828]
Source of text:
RS:HS 18.290
Summary:

Most correct mode of proceeding will be to suppress incorrect corrections and not to give credit to [T. I. M.?] Forster for inferences of [Peter?] Barlow or calculations of WW.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Joseph Johann Littrow
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[3 January 1823]
Source of text:
RS:HS 11.240
Summary:

Has requested the government to forward payment for the clock. Regarding variations in the observations of F. W. Bessel, John Pond, etc. Has high opinion of Bessel's work. Has been sending books for Thomas Catton, but he never replies. How is Greenwich Observatory heated? Some observatories have troubles with dampness. Recommends book by K. W. Feuerbach.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Thomas Young
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
3 January [1823]
Source of text:
RS:HS 18.352
Summary:

Sends papers for R.A.S. and A. J. Fresnel's papers. Modifies analogy of infinite pipes to clarify TY's hypothesis of three principal colors. Charles Babbage sent survey of Mont Cenis. Can JH find its barometrical observations?

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Joseph Goodall
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[6 January 1823]
Source of text:
RS:HS 8.144
Summary:

Has been very busy and has only now had a chance to work on the inscription. Suggests various forms. Would like his comments on these.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
Text Online
From:
J. S. Henslow
To:
Leonard Jenyns
Date:
7 January 1823
Source of text:
Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution Jenyns Collection Letter 1007
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Henslow Correspondence Project
From:
James Grahame
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[7 January 1823]
Source of text:
RS:HS 8.313
Summary:

About meeting Walter Scott, lawsuits and family news.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Molyneux & Cope
Date:
13] January [1823
Source of text:
RS:HS 19.8
Summary:

J. J. von Littrow delighted with clock sent by M & C and commissions JH to order another for L. A. Fallon, director of Great Austrian Trigonometrical Survey. Describes modifications. Contact Littrow for further details.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Caroline Lucretia Herschel
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[24 January 1823]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0936.4; Reel 1083
Summary:

Asks JH to pay CH's debt to his mother and deduct that amount from next annuity payment to CH.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
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From:
Michael Faraday
To:
John Henry Vivian
Date:
25 January 1823
Source of text:
NLW VP A.179
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
George Dollond
Date:
[1 February 1823]
Source of text:
RS:HS 20.160
Summary:

Sends some calculations relating to the construction of lenses.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
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From:
André-Marie Ampère
To:
Auguste de La Rive
Date:
4 février 1823
Source of text:
Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1936), p. 624-625.
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
From:
Mary Pitt Herschel
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[4 February 1823]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0622.1; Reel 1086
Summary:

Hopes that letter from Mr. Langton does not mean more trouble. Flood has made 'Complete Prisoners' of residents at Slough. Glad that JH bought good horse. Advice on JH's laundry. Caroline Herschel's finances. Concern for Georg Griesbach's health. Regards from Susan White.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
Text Online
From:
André-Marie Ampère
To:
Auguste de La Rive
Date:
10 février 1823
Source of text:
Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1936), p. 625-626.
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère