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From:
David Brewster
To:
John Tyndall
Date:
June 1 1859
Source of text:
MS JT/1/B/128; MS JT/1/TYP/1/159, RI
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Tyndall Project
From:
John Tyndall
To:
Rudolf Clausius
Date:
1st June 1859
Source of text:
MS JT/1/T/176, RI
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Tyndall Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:
2 June [1859]
Source of text:
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 65)
Summary:

THH should understand that CD’s hypothesis [natural selection] has as many flaws and holes as sound parts. The question is whether CD’s rag of a hypothesis is worth anything. A poor rag is better than nothing to carry one’s fruit to market.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Jacob Bell
To:
Michael Faraday
Date:
2 June 1859
Source of text:
RI MS
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
William Erasmus Darwin
Date:
3 June [1859]
Source of text:
DAR 210.6: 45
Summary:

Reports events at Down.

Is busy with proofs [of Origin];

is anxious to hear how WED does in his examinations.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Leonard Jenyns
To:
J. S. Henslow
Date:
3 June 1859
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library MS Add. 8177: 195
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Henslow Correspondence Project
From:
John P. Gassiot
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[3 June 1859]
Source of text:
RS:HS 8.64
Summary:

Called at Burlington House and sees that more subscriptions have been added to the fund.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
Text Online
From:
Michael Faraday
To:
Mary Elizabeth Lyell
Date:
4 June 1859
Source of text:
RI MS F1 N/1/31
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Faraday Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Thomas Maclear
Date:
[8 June 1859]
Source of text:
Cape Archives/Maclear Papers File 100
Summary:

Makes arrangements for TM's visit.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Rudolf Clausius
To:
John Tyndall
Date:
9. Juni 59
Source of text:
MS JT/1/TYP/7/2234-5, RI
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Tyndall Project
Text Online
From:
Ferdinand von Mueller
To:
John O'Shanassy
Date:
10 June 1859
Source of text:
L59/5782, unit 747, VPRS 1189 inward registered correspondence, VA 475 Chief Secretary's Department, Public Record Office, Victoria
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
From:
Matthew Fontaine Maury
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[10 June 1859]
Source of text:
RS:HS 12.308
Summary:

Thanks for JH's article on Physical Geography from the new edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Comments on this and gives details of some of his own researches into the causes of ocean currents.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
George Biddell Airy
Date:
[11 June 1859]
Source of text:
RGO 6.146.266
Summary:

The Radcliffe Trustees are asking for assistance in naming a new director of the Oxford Observatory; JH sends a draft response.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Sidney Herbert
Date:
[11 June 1859]
Source of text:
RGO 6.146.267
Summary:

Draft of letter to be sent to Radcliffe Trustees, now being sent to G. B. Airy for his information [see JH's 1859-6-11].

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
Text Online
From:
Ferdinand von Mueller
To:
John O'Shanassy
Date:
14 June 1859
Source of text:
L59/5888, unit 746, VPRS 1189 inward registered correspondence, VA 475 Chief Secretary's Department, Public Record Office, Victoria
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
From:
George Biddell Airy
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[14 June 1859]
Source of text:
RGO 6.146.283
Summary:

Responds to same request as JH identifies in his 1859-6-11.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
Text Online
From:
Henry Barkly
To:
William Hooker
Date:
14 June 1859
Source of text:
RBG Kew, Directors' Letters, vol. LXXV, Australian and Pacific Letters 1859-65, letter no. 7
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
John Murray
Date:
14 June [1859]
Source of text:
National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Darwin: Ms.42152 ff.43–44)
Summary:

Finds style [of Origin] incredibly bad; corrections are very heavy. Supposes it was due to his attention being fixed on general lines of argument and not on detail. Wishes to share expense of corrections.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Chairman Society of Arts
Date:
[14 June 1859]
Source of text:
RS:HS B27.82 (draft: RS:HS B27.83)
Summary:

Unable to attend the most recent meeting of the Society of Arts, where the idea of having a fixed musical pitch was discussed. As a committee has been struck to study this, JH sends in his thoughts on the topic.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
William Whewell, Chair, Musical Pitch Committee of the Society of Arts
Date:
[14 June 1859]
Source of text:
Journal of the Society of Arts, 7 (July 8, 1859), 581 & Athenaeum, #1654 (July
Summary:

Discusses the issue [then under debate] of a fixed musical pitch, urging that C be fixed at 512 vibrations per second and explaining in detail his reasons.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project