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Text Online
From:
William Somerville
To:
Michael Faraday
Date:
Before 1847
Source of text:
private possession
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
William Benjamin Carpenter
Date:
[Jan? 1847]
Source of text:
American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.55)
Summary:

Arranges to meet with WBC to get his advice about buying a microscope.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Charles Daubeny
To:
J. S. Henslow
Date:
1847
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library MS Add. 8177: 134
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Henslow Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
J. S. Henslow
To:
Thomas Martin
Date:
1854
Source of text:
Bury St Edmunds Public Record Office FL586/13/1: 40
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Henslow Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Leonard Horner
Date:
[Jan 1847]
Source of text:
DAR 145: 139
Summary:

Responds to LH’s comments on South America.

Discusses inclination of lava stream.

Sketches in second edition of Journal of researches more accurate than in first.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Robert Hutton
Date:
[1847 – 12 Nov 1848]
Source of text:
American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.67)
Summary:

Tells RH that he has secured an introduction to Lady Emily Finc[-Hatton] through a friend of his father’s. Thanks RH for his efforts.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:
[1847 or 1848]
Source of text:
DAR 146: 329
Summary:

Replies to note from CL asking about views of glaciers.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Richard Owen
Date:
[1847?]
Source of text:
Yale University Medical Historical Library, Harvey Cushing / John Hay Whitney Medical Library (MMS)
Summary:

Asks to meet RO to get his opinion on zoological points.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Pastorff
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1847 or later]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-1031.1; Reel 1083
Summary:

Wishes to obtain copy of JH's observations of sun spots at Cape of Good Hope.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Edward Sabine
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1847]
Source of text:
RS:HS 15.328
Summary:

Elizabeth Sabine's translation of [Alexander von Humboldt's] Cosmos is nearly complete. Hopes JH will accept invitation to review it in Edinburgh Review. Encloses account of great disturbance of December.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
J[ohn] Henry Griesbach
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1847]
Source of text:
R.A.S.M.N., 8 (1847), 14 inc
Summary:

Presents to the R.A.S. a drawing of solar spots made during 1843.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
Text Online
From:
John Frederick William Herschel
To:
Faraday
Date:
1847
Source of text:
RI MS F1 N/3/25
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
From:
John Lee
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1847]
Source of text:
Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (61)
Summary:

Discusses whether John Couch Adams should receive the Copley Medal for his work in the attempted discovery of Neptune.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
Text Online
From:
Michael Faraday
To:
John Murray
Date:
1 January 1847
Source of text:
JMA
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
From:
Richard Sheepshanks
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1847]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0529.3; Reel 1093
Summary:

Reports organization of N. L. Lacaille's star catalog. Suggests method by which to compare this with Thomas Henderson's figures to determine Henderson's method of computation.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Richard Sheepshanks
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
1847 or later
Source of text:
RS:HS 16.138
Summary:

Is trying to straighten out the origin of the R.A.S., and giving appropriate credit.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
James Clark Ross
To:
John Richardson
Date:
c.1847
Source of text:
MM/25/2, Royal Society
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Royal Society
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Francis Baily
Date:
[1847?]
Source of text:
RS:HS 3.282
Summary:

Regarding the revision of the nomenclature of the constellations. Its effect on the printing of the star catalogues.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Margaret Brodie Herschel
Date:
1847
Source of text:
JHS 3.15b
Summary:

Reports on a visit to Grandma [Emilia Stewart]; may go to Cambridge; sends MH a draft beginning of a review of Alexander von Humboldt's Kosmos.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
the R.A.S.
Date:
[1847]
Source of text:
R.A.S.M.N., 8 (1847), 14-15 inc
Summary:

Accepts with thanks J. Henry Griesbach's drawings of solar spots. Encourages others to observe the sun. Suggests the use of photography in recording solar spots. Pledges to give the R.A.S. all JH's drawings of solar spots.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project