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Text Online
From:
Edward Codrington
To:
Sarah Faraday
Date:
Before 1851
Source of text:
RI MS F1 L/6/5
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
Text Online
From:
Michael Faraday
To:
William Wyon
Date:
Before 1851
Source of text:
RI MS
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
Text Online
From:
Richard Phillips
To:
Michael Faraday
Date:
Before 1851
Source of text:
RI MS F1 N/2/19
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
John Edward Gray
Date:
[Jan 1851]
Source of text:
Natural History Museum (Zoology letters 2: 57)
Summary:

Is coming tomorrow to see Lorenz Spengler on cirripedes [Auserlesne Schnecken, Muscheln und andre Schaalthiere (1758)] and the remaining sessile cirripedes in the collection. Has finished Balanus.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Antoine Cesar Becquerel
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
1851-1
Source of text:
RS:HS 5.37
Summary:

Comments on JH's work on the spectrum and photography.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Caroline Emily Mary Herschel
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1851 to 1853]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0792.2; Reel 1084
Summary:

Recovering from cold. Wants to visit suburbs while Lou [Margaret Louisa Herschel?] is there.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Edward Enfield
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1851]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0181; Reel 1087
Summary:

Returns letter from JH to C. E. Trevelyan. It correctly reflects position of EE and Robert Rintoul, as stated in letter from Jasper Atkinson to JH.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Drury Harness
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1 January 1851]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0251.1; Reel 1087
Summary:

Sends check for salary due to JH for previous quarter. Itemizes taxes and fees deducted. As first non-political appointee to Mastership, JH is eligible for superannuation fund, but HH needs instructions from Treasury about this. Will arrange to receive dies for Waterloo Medal from Benedetto Pistrucci.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Drury Harness
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
1851-1
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0251.8; Reel 1087
Summary:

Asks JH's approval for conditions that HH will set for [William] Wyon to use Mint equipment to conduct private business as medallist.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Rich
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1851]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0443.1; Reel 1093
Summary:

Proposes compromise that might settle dispute resulting from abolition of company of Moneyers. Make revisions if JH chooses before sending document to Chancellor of Exchequer [Charles Wood].

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Rich
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1851]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0443.2; Reel 1093
Summary:

Arranges for meeting with JH to decide on adjustments in Mint offices. Wants to discuss Henry Bingley's salary request.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Rich
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1851]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0443.3; Reel 1093
Summary:

Committee duty at House of Commons prevented HR visiting JH today. Plans to visit JH at Harley Street tomorrow to discuss 'compensation question.'

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henry Rich
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1851]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0443.14; Reel 1093
Summary:

Chancellor of Exchequer [Charles Wood] approved annual £1200 salary for G. F. G. Mathison.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
James A. Gordon
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1851 to 1854]
Source of text:
RS:HS 8.208
Summary:

First time he has used a pen since his illness. Approves of leaving the Education question in abeyance. Thanks for the Mint return.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
John Mumford
Date:
1 Jan 1851
Source of text:
The Royal Society (LUB: D17)
Summary:

Receipt for £3 5s, proceeds of a lecture, for the Down Coal and Clothing Club.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
[Bank of England]
Date:
[1851 to 1855]
Source of text:
TxU:H/L-0608; Reel 1089
Summary:

Government wants to know if public has accepted half crown and florin, introduced as part of transition to decimal coinage.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
[Charles Edward Trevelyan]
Date:
[1851 to 1855]
Source of text:
TxU:H/L-0626; Reel 1089
Summary:

Two severe accidents recently at Mint. Charitable Fund covers only permanent employees. Asks permission to establish account with nearby hospital to cover temporary workers also.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
[Charles Edward Trevelyan]
Date:
[1851 to 1855]
Source of text:
TxU:H/L-0628; Reel 1089
Summary:

Asks Treasury commissioners for permission to increase pay of workmen in melting rooms. Describes living and working expenses incurred by regular and by temporary employees.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
[Charles Edward Trevelyan]
Date:
[1851]
Source of text:
TxU:H/L-0635; Reel 1089
Summary:

Regrets trouble created by Benedetto Pistrucci's obnoxious refusal to accept new title as Mint's chief medallist. Asks [CT] to seek assistance from Chancellor of Exchequer [Charles Wood].

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
[Robert Hunt?]
Date:
[1851 ?]
Source of text:
WT 68037.12
Summary:

Comments on different washes to be used in photography, and clarifies the matter of a supposed Daguerreotype of the nebula in Orion.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project