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Herschel6413
From:  Julia Margaret Cameron
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  1865 or later
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.180 & 181
Summary:  

Note with some photographs.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6460
From:  Arthur Cayley
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  1865-1
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.228
Summary:  

Has kept the petition and will forward it after the meeting. His brother is now in the 16th book of the Iliad.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel9386
From:  Mr. Eyre
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  1865
Classmark:  RS:HS 7.140
Summary:  

Will be pleased for JH to see the house and grounds at any time.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel7288
From:  Thomas L. Dames
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [2 January 1865]
Classmark:  RS:HS 6.467
Summary:  

Will be very pleased to assist him in obtaining the fossils, but can he give him the location of the quarries.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6471
From:  James Challis
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [4 January 1865]
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.239
Summary:  

Thanks for his friendly letter written on Christmas day. Regarding the Cambridge Observations just published. His own theories of hydrodynamics.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel2263
From:  John Ryall
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [7 January 1865]
Classmark:  RS:HS 14.514
Summary:  

Asks for JH's opinion of the mathematical work of Professor [George] Boole, who recently died. Needs testimony to get pension for his widow and child.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel2264
From:  John Ryall
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [12 January 1865]
Classmark:  RS:HS 14.515
Summary:  

Thanks JH for his opinion of [George] Boole. It may help his widow and children in their application to Lord Palmerston [H. J. Temple].

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6857
From:  Warren de La Rue
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [14 January 1865]
Classmark:  RS:HS 6.165
Summary:  

Would JH look through the proof of WD's speech on the presentation of a [R.A.S.] medal to Professor G. P. Bond and make any comments or suggestions.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel1426
From:  George Gabriel Stokes
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [14 January 1865]
Classmark:  RS:HS 17.58
Summary:  

Asks JH to support a petition to the government for a pension for the widow and children of George Boole.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel2221
From:  Sir Edward Ryan
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [16 January 1865]
Classmark:  RS:HS 14. 465
Summary:  

Thanks JH for copy of [John] Davy's letter. Is sorry to see Charles Babbage pursuing old disputes in his recent publication. Wife's health is failing.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel14616
From:  W. H. Wood
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [16 January 1865]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0599; Reel 1086 (C: RS:HS 24.81)
Summary:  

Sends additional meteorological data for 10-12 Jan. 1865, showing effect of full moon on cloud cover.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel11984
From:  William Allen Miller
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [17 January 1865]
Classmark:  RS:HS 12.346
Summary:  

WM's friend William Huggins is a candidate for the fellowship of the R.S.L. and would be pleased for JH's support. Please return the certificate to WM when he has signed.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6717
From:  Gabriel Auguste Daubrée
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [20 January 1865]
Classmark:  RS:HS 6.34
Summary:  

Says JH will receive an official letter of thanks from the administration of the Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle for the meteorite samples [see GD's 1865-1-23].

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6716
From:  Gabriel Auguste Daubrée
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [23 January 1865]
Classmark:  RS:HS 6.33
Summary:  

Officially writes on behalf of the Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle to thank JH for his assistance in providing samples of the South African meteorite.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel7584
From:  Henry Herman
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [23 January 1865]
Classmark:  RAS:JH Archive 10/5.101; Reel 9
Summary:  

Received seven copies [of JH's Cape Results]. Will forward these to India.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel11103
From:  Edward John Jennings
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [23 January 1865]
Classmark:  RS:HS 10.440
Summary:  

Regrets that illness prevented JH's attendance at the Finance Committee. Gives the reasons why a change of uniform is necessary for the Rifle Volunteers.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel1265
From:  Charles Babbage
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [25 January 1865]
Classmark:  RS:HS B27.29
Summary:  

Commiserates with JH in his illness, and says CB is ill also and confined to his house. Seeing JH's letter in the Philosophical Magazine [see JH's 1864-12-20] seems to CB to obviate completely the need for any further response.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6553
From:  Bernard Cracroft
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [28 January 1865]
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.296
Summary:  

Sending two pamphlets which he thinks are of great value, the one on the cure for sea-sickness being especially noteworthy. Would be glad of JH's support for Dr. John Chapman's claims.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6858
From:  Warren de La Rue
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [30 January 1865]
Classmark:  RS:HS 6.166
Summary:  

Encloses two certificates and hopes that he will give the candidates his support. Has just received a letter from Angelo Secchi on the Herschelian prism.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6554
From:  Bernard Cracroft
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [31 January 1865]
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.297
Summary:  

Thanks for kind letter. Pamphlets should have reached him by now. Discourses on the effects of cold and heat on the spinal cord.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project