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Herschel, Sir John[X]
De Morgan, Augustus (23)
Sabine, Edward (23)
Airy, George Biddell (21)
Whewell, William (12)
Smyth, William Henry (8)
Crookes, William (6)
Forbes, James David (6)
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Owen, Sir Richard (6)
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de La Rue, Warren (5)
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Lloyd, Humphrey (4)
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Grant, Robert (3)
Jeffreys, Henry Anthony (3)
O'Callaghan, P. (3)
Phillips, John (3)
Somerville, Mary (3)
Barry, Alfred (2)
Barton, William Henry (2)
Bullar, John (2)
Cameron, Julia Margaret (2)
Carpenter, William Benjamin (2)
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Colling, Elizabeth (2)
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Maclaren, James (2)
Marshall, H. C. (2)
Marshall, J[ames] G[arth] (2)
Miller, William Hallowes (2)
Peacock, George (2)
Photographic News (2)
Regnault, Henri Victor (2)
Robertson, Patrick Francis (2)
Robinson, Charles (2)
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letter (237)
Herschel5402
From:  Charles Babbage
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  1858
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.349
Summary:  

Wishes to introduce an American friend, Professor Stephen Alexander, to JH.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6388
From:  Julia Margaret Cameron
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  1858-1
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.153
Summary:  

Sends him photograph of his godchild. Would like some lines from JH that he (the godchild) might keep.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel7078
From:  Augustus De Morgan
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1 January 1858]
Classmark:  RS:HS 6.307
Summary:  

Too busy to answer his last letter until now. His theorem on perspective is pretty and easy. Quotes one he uses. Has been busy finding the proof that every algebraic equation has a root. Has been organ tuning. Comments on the method of tuning using beats.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel7253
From:  Sophia E. De Morgan
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1858 or later]
Classmark:  RS:HS 6.434
Summary:  

Sending some examples of sensorial vision

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel7254
From:  Sophia E. De Morgan
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1858 or later]
Classmark:  RS:HS 6.435
Summary:  

Sending a magazine containing a notice of JH's paper on sensorial vision.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel7100
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Augustus De Morgan
Date:  1858
Classmark:  RS:HS 23.251
Summary:  

Is AD interested in the Lowndean Professorship at Cambridge?

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel3355
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  William Robert Grove
Date:  [1858]
Classmark:  RI
Summary:  

Thanks for and comments on new edition of WG's Correlation of Physical Forces, particularly the subject of transformation of heat into motion.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel855
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Margaret Brodie Herschel
Date:  [1858?]
Classmark:  JHS 4.7
Summary:  

Describes lodgings taken in London; JH is working hard on his Physical Geography.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel858
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Margaret Brodie Herschel
Date:  [1858?]
Classmark:  JHS 4.10
Summary:  

JH spent most of the day before in a meeting, and with a man selling an engraving of scientists of 1806.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel1168
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Edward Sabine
Date:  [1858 to 1859]
Classmark:  RS:HS 25.14.29
Summary:  

Thanks ES for receipt of information about magnetic curves and the work of [A. D.] Bache. JH is glad to hear ES is back to active work again, but JH says he is too ill to go to the B.A.A.S. meeting [in Aberdeen].

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel2938
From:  Henri Victor Regnault
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1858?]
Classmark:  RS:HS 14:312
Summary:  

Will ask Parisian doctors for information JH wanted and transmit it immediately. Hopes change of air will improve JH's health. Regrets JH is not closer to the capital so that the best doctors could help. Is writing Mr. Royer to ask him to write to JH.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel2939
From:  Henri Victor Regnault
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1858?]
Classmark:  RS:HS 14.313
Summary:  

Expects that JH has received instructions sent through Mr. Royer. Informs JH that HR is sick and will visit some friends to recuperate.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel4062
From:  Charles Edward Trevelyan
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1 January 1858]
Classmark:  RS:HS 17.444
Summary:  

Reports misplacement of letters of William Herschel after publication of extracts for The Times.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel10176
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  John Henry Griesbach
Date:  [13 January 1858]
Classmark:  RS:HS 9.63
Summary:  

Sorry to hear he has been laid up, but his recovery has been quicker than his own. Unable to help him as his own lands have to be sold, but encloses a check for £20, which please acknowledge with a promissory note.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel11665
From:  James Maclaren
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [17 January 1858]
Classmark:  RS:HS 12.30
Summary:  

Is obliged for JH's observations on his statement of [Joseph?] Hume's doctrine. These errors are discreditable and will diminish the utility of the book.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel13649
From:  Charles Babbage
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [18 January 1858]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0032; Reel 1062
Summary:  

Sorry that CB's nephew bothered JH with request for money from fund for CB's sister. Nephew must deal directly with Reversionary Interest Society. Recalls mutual vow of JH and CB forty years ago to pursue many intellectual endeavors.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel4231
From:  Henry Anthony Jeffreys
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [18 January 1858]
Classmark:  Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (107)
Summary:  

Requests an address of a Mr. Macintosh in order to inquire about a lecture topic.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel12162
From:  H. C. Marshall
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [18 January 1858]
Classmark:  RS:HS 13.20
Summary:  

Regrets he will be unable to attend the forthcoming wedding.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel2669
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Somerville
Date:  [20 January 1858]
Classmark:  RS:HS 16.360 (C: RS:HS 23.217)
Summary:  

Feeling better, but writing still painful. Writing articles on meteorology and geology for Encyclopaedia Britannica. May use information from her Physical Geography.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5861
From:  John Bullar
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [22 January 1858]
Classmark:  RS:HS 4.330
Summary:  

Sending him local paper so that he can see how the Oxford news has been received. Corporation of Southampton has come into a legacy.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project