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From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
John Stevens Henslow
Date:
[1852–60]
Source of text:
Harvard Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine (H MS c3.3)
Summary:

Sends an enclosure forwarded from Down.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Ernesto Capocchi
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1852 to 1857]
Source of text:
RS:HS 5.325
Summary:

Presents JH with a work [Lezioni di astronomia by François Arago and translated by EC] on the foundations of astronomy. Discusses the beauty of the science.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
John Stewart
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1852]
Source of text:
Athenaeum, #1311 (Dec. 11, 1852), 1363-4
Summary:

Explains in detail his photographic method for producing landscapes on paper.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
[Charles Edward Trevelyan]
Date:
[1852 to 1854]
Source of text:
TxU:H/L-0607; Reel 1089
Summary:

Requests Treasury commissioners' approval for increasing salary of C. W. Goodwin, fireman in Die department. Lists new orders for dies that have increased Goodwin's workload.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Charles Babbage
Date:
[1852?]
Source of text:
RS:HS 2.379
Summary:

Can he lend him the Cambridge Calendar or tell him the examiners in the mathematical tripos.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
George Biddell Airy
Date:
[1 January 1852]
Source of text:
RGO 6.337.106
Summary:

Is circulating JH's votes for the remaining Sydney University professorships [see JH's 1851-12-31].

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
George Hamilton-Gordon
Date:
[1852]
Source of text:
TxU:H/L-0002; Reel 1054
Summary:

Attributes reorganization of Mint to H. D. Harness. Recommends Harness for its mastership.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Margaret Brodie Herschel
Date:
1852-1-1 or later
Source of text:
JHS 1.8
Summary:

Complains of overwork and of other people trying to involve JH in their quarrels; is glad MH has company.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Margaret Brodie Herschel
Date:
1852
Source of text:
JHS 1.84
Summary:

Is explaining why JH will not be able to meet MH's train.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Margaret Brodie Herschel
Date:
1852
Source of text:
JHS 1.85
Summary:

Clarifies family finances, including the sale of stock to pay living expenses.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Robert FitzRoy
Date:
[1852 or later]
Source of text:
RS:HS 25.14.11
Summary:

Is trying to help RF understand the difference between the dynamics of solid bodies moving over each other and the dynamics of moving fluids, both water and air.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
William James Herschel
Date:
[1852?]-[?]-20
Source of text:
JHS 5.34
Summary:

Is giving WH advice about buying books to take to India. JH stresses the need for economy and discernment; urges WH to retain some interest in science, although WH will not be 'a scientific man.'

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:
Miles Joseph Berkeley
Date:
?-?-1852
Source of text:
JDH/2/3/2 f.199, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Hooker Project
From:
William Henry Sykes
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1852?]
Source of text:
RS MM.16.165
Summary:

Suggests possible times to meet with JH.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
George Biddell Airy
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[2 January 1852]
Source of text:
RGO 6.337.107
Summary:

A note accompanying some letters related to the Sydney Trust [see GA's 1851-12-31].

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
George Biddell Airy
Date:
[2 January 1852]
Source of text:
RGO 6.337.108
Summary:

The process of selection of the two remaining Sydney University professors is complete [see JH's 1851-12-31].

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Unidentified
Date:
[2 January 1852]
Source of text:
TxU:H/L-0659; Reel 1089
Summary:

JH must know if [?] accepts or declines new arrangements for [?]'s office, already approved by Treasury commissioners.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
William Digby Sadleir
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[2 January 1852]
Source of text:
RS:HS 17.166
Summary:

Apologizes for unwarranted familiarity used in previous letter requesting JH's evaluation of the scientific work of [Humphrey] Lloyd.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Benedetto Pistrucci
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[3 January 1852]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0430.1; Reel 1093
Summary:

Expects a salary increase now that BP has the title of Chief Medalist.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
George Biddell Airy
Date:
[3 January 1852]
Source of text:
RGO 6.337.110
Summary:

Many of the testimonials sent to the Sydney Trust are missing [see JH's 1852-1-2].

Contributor:
John Herschel Project