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Herschel14161
From:  Robert Mushet
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [17 August 1853]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0386; Reel 1087
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Returns JH's book. Describes alloy of gold and silver. Copper-iridium alloy would work, but it would influence assays adversely. Procedure for separating gold and iridium.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel14162
From:  Robert Mushet
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [29 September 1853]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0387; Reel 1087
Summary:  

Withdraws RM's request for leave. Complains of noxious fumes in Melting room and from nearby refinery. Objects to frequent changes in RM's assistants; none remain long enough to learn Melting room procedures. Recent loss of Mr. Aberdein.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel14163
From:  Robert Mushet
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1 October 1868]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0388; Reel 1087
Summary:  

Gratitude for JH's generous testimonial on RM's behalf.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project