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From:
Frances (Fanny) Mostyn Owen; Frances (Fanny) Myddelton Biddulph
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[Jan 1828]
Source of text:
DAR 204: 42
Summary:

Surprised to hear from Sarah [Owen] that CD has decided to become a D.D., not an M.D.

She has been to a ball or a party almost every night.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Frances (Fanny) Mostyn Owen; Frances (Fanny) Myddelton Biddulph
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[late Jan 1828]
Source of text:
DAR 204: 43
Summary:

Tells him the Woodhouse family will set forth for return home.

Reports on activities in Brighton.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charlotte Murchison
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1828?]
Source of text:
RS:HS 13.59
Summary:

Sorry they will not have a sight of the Herschels before they depart. Has arranged for the camera to be delivered to Kensington. The Murchisons are off to Dover tomorrow.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
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From:
Michael Faraday
To:
Edward Magrath
Date:
1828
Source of text:
RI MS F1 N/1/3
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Davies Gilbert
Date:
[1828]
Source of text:
RS:HS 21.1
Summary:

Captain [Henry] Foster states that the Admiralty must very shortly receive directions from the R.S.L. concerning the scientific objectives for Foster's voyage.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
James Grahame
Date:
1828
Source of text:
RS:HS 21.3
Summary:

Writes to complain that JH has not seen or heard from JG for some time.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
James South
Date:
[1828]
Source of text:
RS:HS 16.480 (C: RS:HS 25.13.1)
Summary:

Thanks JS for materials sent. Laments the decline of science in England. Believes decline has deep roots.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
John Thomas Graves
Date:
[1828]
Source of text:
TCD 10047/30 (C: RS:HS B26.63 & TCD 4015:113)
Summary:

Has had some difficulty accepting JG's arguments about logarithms in a paper JG sent to JH.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Niccoló Cacciatore
Date:
1828
Source of text:
C. A. Chant, 'Two Letters of a Famous Astronomer,' Royal Astronomical Society of
Summary:

Letter of introduction for Charles Babbage who wishes to visit NC's observatory in Palermo.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Thomas Romney Robinson
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1828]
Source of text:
RS:HS 14.382
Summary:

Introduces [Dionysius] Lardner, who is a mathematician. Asks how [John] Brinkley's collimators succeeded.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
William Buckland
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1828-1]
Source of text:
RS:HS 4.322
Summary:

The Murchisons and Somervilles will be visiting him in February and he would be glad if JH would come and meet them then.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
Text Online
From:
Auguste de La Rive
To:
André-Marie Ampère
Date:
5 janvier 1828
Source of text:
Fonds André-Marie Ampère chemise 182, f 51-52, Archives de l'Académie des sciences, Paris
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
From:
Francis Baily
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[7 January 1828]
Source of text:
RS:HS 3.72
Summary:

Regrets he was unable to dine with him on Monday. Regarding the secretary of the Astronomical Society. Will meet him at the R.S.L. on Tuesday.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Joseph Bianchi
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[7 January 1828]
Source of text:
RS:HS 5.59
Summary:

Wishes to obtain a compensating pendulum clock for the new observatory of Archduke Maximilian. Can JH advise on one and the price? Has started several series of observations.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Unidentified
Date:
[1828-1-11 or later]
Source of text:
RS:HS 14.355b
Summary:

Requests particulars concerning the electors for position at University of Virginia for which William Ritchie has applied. Encloses Ritchie's letter of 1827-12-6.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
William Ritchie
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[11 January 1828]
Source of text:
RS:HS 14.355
Summary:

WR's testimonials must be sent to America before further action can be taken. Asks JH for recommendation.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
Text Online
From:
B. Leadbeater
To:
J. S. Henslow
Date:
15 January 1828
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library MS Add. 8176: 72
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Henslow Correspondence Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Caroline Lucretia Herschel
Date:
[15 January 1828]
Source of text:
TxU:H/L-0573.1; Reel 1058
Summary:

Hopes to send to CH a catalog of new double stars soon. JH is very disappointed with Johann Pfaff's German translation of William Herschel's papers.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
William Buckland
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[22 January 1828]
Source of text:
RS:HS 4.321
Summary:

Went to see the bones of the mastodon last Friday. R. I. Murchison and W. H. Wollaston will be coming to Oxford on the 18 Feb.; can JH arrange to meet them there?

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
Text Online
From:
Michael Faraday
To:
Prandi
Date:
23 January 1828
Source of text:
University of Texas at Austin, Faraday Autograph Letter File
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project