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Herschel1920
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  [Joseph Goodall?]
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  WT B.18
Summary:  

Accepts an invitation to dinner.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel679
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  [Margaret Brodie Herschel]
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  JHS 1.71
Summary:  

About son Willy's school habits and about daughter Caroline, as reported by her father-in-law[?].

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel13507
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mr. [Holdeness?]
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0744; Reel 1089
Summary:  

Asks for loan of H's largest 'coated Electrical fan' tomorrow.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel1859
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  [Robert Hunt?]
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  WT 68037.15
Summary:  

Doubts that there is any significant difference of density between the northern and southern hemisphere.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel3609
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  [R.S.L. Council]
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  RS RR.[1?]
Summary:  

Reports on and recommends for publication [William?] Baxter's paper detailing experiments 'on living and recently dead animals' to determine signs of current electricity manifested during 'organic process of secretion.'

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel15
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  George Biddell Airy
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  RGO 6.381.440
Summary:  

About the health of Richarda Airy, JH, and William Parsons [Earl of Rosse].

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel57
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  George Biddell Airy
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  RGO 6.368.624
Summary:  

Is defending himself against attacks for having become involved in the succession for Surveyor-General of India; JH further comments on photographic experiments, using various parts of the spectrum.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel12621
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0046; Reel 1054
Summary:  

[Letter entirely 'in cipher' (code) except for 'Dear Babbage.']

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5412
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.359
Summary:  

Copy formula and send it to [Richard?] Taylor.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5416
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.363
Summary:  

Bad news: a Frenchman has submitted a design for a mathematical machine.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5417
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.364
Summary:  

Unable to attend the Astronomical Society meeting. Encloses two papers for him to deal with.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5421
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.368
Summary:  

Hopes to see him in town and then they can go to see Joseph Clement. His observations are being spoilt by bad weather.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5423
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.370
Summary:  

News concerning Edward Ryan.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5425
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.372
Summary:  

Will call on him tomorrow.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5426
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.373
Summary:  

Introducing a Mr. Wartam of the Armenian church at Vienna, who knows CB's work on mathematics.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5427
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.374
Summary:  

Will call for him on his way to the river.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5428
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.375
Summary:  

Will he meet him tomorrow.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5429
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.376
Summary:  

Regrets that he will be unable to come and see the experiments as he is laid up with rheumatism.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5431
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.378
Summary:  

Is unable to dine with him as his rheumatism is too bad.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5433
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  n.d.
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.380
Summary:  

Can he lend him Thomas Young's lectures?

Contributor:  John Herschel Project