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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