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From:
Ferdinand von Mueller
To:
David Moore
Date:
January 1858
Source of text:
No. 327, unit 4, VPRS 963 correspondence register, VA 669 Public Works Department, Public Record Office, Victoria
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
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From:
Ferdinand von Mueller
To:
William Hyndman
Date:
1858
Source of text:
RB MSS M34, Library, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
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From:
Leonard Jenyns
To:
J. S. Henslow
Date:
1858
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library MS Add. 8177: 192
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Henslow Correspondence Project
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From:
[Charles Robert?] [Darwin?]
To:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:
[1858?]
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP7/9
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
From:
Augustus De Morgan
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1 January 1858]
Source of text:
RS:HS 6.307
Summary:

Too busy to answer his last letter until now. His theorem on perspective is pretty and easy. Quotes one he uses. Has been busy finding the proof that every algebraic equation has a root. Has been organ tuning. Comments on the method of tuning using beats.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Charles Babbage
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
1858
Source of text:
RS:HS 2.349
Summary:

Wishes to introduce an American friend, Professor Stephen Alexander, to JH.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Charles Edward Trevelyan
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1 January 1858]
Source of text:
RS:HS 17.444
Summary:

Reports misplacement of letters of William Herschel after publication of extracts for The Times.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henri Victor Regnault
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1858?]
Source of text:
RS:HS 14:312
Summary:

Will ask Parisian doctors for information JH wanted and transmit it immediately. Hopes change of air will improve JH's health. Regrets JH is not closer to the capital so that the best doctors could help. Is writing Mr. Royer to ask him to write to JH.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Henri Victor Regnault
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1858?]
Source of text:
RS:HS 14.313
Summary:

Expects that JH has received instructions sent through Mr. Royer. Informs JH that HR is sick and will visit some friends to recuperate.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Julia Margaret Cameron
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
1858-1
Source of text:
RS:HS 5.153
Summary:

Sends him photograph of his godchild. Would like some lines from JH that he (the godchild) might keep.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
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From:
Michael Faraday
To:
Margery Ann Reid
Date:
1 January 1858
Source of text:
Bence Jones (1870a), 2: 397-8
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Augustus De Morgan
Date:
1858
Source of text:
RS:HS 23.251
Summary:

Is AD interested in the Lowndean Professorship at Cambridge?

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Edward Sabine
Date:
[1858 to 1859]
Source of text:
RS:HS 25.14.29
Summary:

Thanks ES for receipt of information about magnetic curves and the work of [A. D.] Bache. JH is glad to hear ES is back to active work again, but JH says he is too ill to go to the B.A.A.S. meeting [in Aberdeen].

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Margaret Brodie Herschel
Date:
[1858?]
Source of text:
JHS 4.7
Summary:

Describes lodgings taken in London; JH is working hard on his Physical Geography.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Margaret Brodie Herschel
Date:
[1858?]
Source of text:
JHS 4.10
Summary:

JH spent most of the day before in a meeting, and with a man selling an engraving of scientists of 1806.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
William Robert Grove
Date:
[1858]
Source of text:
RI
Summary:

Thanks for and comments on new edition of WG's Correlation of Physical Forces, particularly the subject of transformation of heat into motion.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:
Miles Joseph Berkeley
Date:
?-?-1858?
Source of text:
JDH/2/3/2 f.219-221, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Hooker Project
From:
Sophia E. De Morgan
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1858 or later]
Source of text:
RS:HS 6.434
Summary:

Sending some examples of sensorial vision

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sophia E. De Morgan
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[1858 or later]
Source of text:
RS:HS 6.435
Summary:

Sending a magazine containing a notice of JH's paper on sensorial vision.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Unidentified
Date:
[1858 or later]
Source of text:
Yale University: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library (James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection: Edward G. and Hortense R. Levy Autograph Collection, Part 2 (OSB MSS 137) Box 25, folder 1188)
Summary:

Will return Benjamin Jowett’s Epistles of St Paul (Jowett 1855) and requests several books, of which the latest is Hugh Miller’s Cruise of the Betsey (Miller 1858).

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project