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L912
From:  Claude-Julien Bredin
To:  André-Marie Ampère
Date:  6 janvier 1814
Classmark:  Lettres inédites de Claude-Julien Bredin (Lyon: 1936), p. 88-89.
Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel9926
From:  James Grahame
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [10 January 1814]
Classmark:  RS:HS 8.260
Summary:  

Encourages JH to come to visit; more about the study of law.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel3260
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  John William Whittaker
Date:  [10 January 1814]
Classmark:  St. John's College, Cambridge
Summary:  

Obliquely, wishes luck and offers advice on exams. Asks for news of Cambridge scandals. Is entering law school. Encloses mathematical formula for which they had earlier searched.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5071
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  [12 January 1814]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.20 (C: RS:HS 20.15)
Summary:  

Has had the bill for the printing of their memoir. Ways of raising money to pay for the printing. Comments on one of CB's equations. Will be entering Lincoln's Inn in a week's time.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
L463
From:  Antoinette Carron (mère de Julie)
To:  André-Marie Ampère
Date:  13 janvier 1814
Classmark:  Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1936), p. 454-455.
Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
L464
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Claude-Julien Bredin
Date:  14 janvier 1814
Classmark:  Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1936), p. 455-456.
Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
L913
From:  Claude-Julien Bredin
To:  André-Marie Ampère
Date:  17 janvier 1814
Classmark:  Lettres inédites de Claude-Julien Bredin (Lyon: 1936), p. 89.
Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
L465
From:  Claude-Julien Bredin
To:  André-Marie Ampère
Date:  20 janvier 1814
Classmark:  Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1936), p. 456.
Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel5072
From:  Charles Babbage
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [21 January 1814]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.21
Summary:  

Regarding the proposed method of raising funds to pay for printing of the memoir. Justifies his equation queried by JH. Would he purchase certain chemicals for him.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
L466
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Claude-Julien Bredin
Date:  25 janvier 1814
Classmark:  Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1936), p. 457.
Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
L467
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Humphry Davy
Date:  25 janvier 1814
Classmark:  Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1936), p. 457-458.
Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel12622
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  [26 January 1814]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0047; Reel 1054
Summary:  

Chemical news: decomposition of 'sulphuret of carbon' by J. J. Berzelius and Alexander Marcet. Analysis of 'azotane' and discovery of 'iode' by Humphry Davy. Congratulations on results of CB's examination.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5073
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  [26 January 1814]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.22 (C: RS:HS 20.16)
Summary:  

Is sending chemicals. Regarding Humphry Davy's experiments with azotane. Davy's paper on iodine.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel7974
From:  John William Whittaker
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [28 January 1814]
Classmark:  RS:HS 18.241
Summary:  

Results of JW's exams. JH's advice in science was too modern to help. Reports local scandals among examiners. Not speaking to James Grahame. Going to 'Babylon' on Tuesday.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel13344
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  William Herschel
Date:  [1814-2?]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0546.1; Reel 1053
Summary:  

Working in law office of [F. W.?] Sanders. Attended R.S.L. last night. T. W. Hornbuckle offered JH position as subtutor at St. John's College, but JH declined. Describes paper on minerals that JH submitted through E. D. Clarke to Geological Society. Charles Babbage just made creative mathematical discovery.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
L468
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Claude-Julien Bredin
Date:  4 février 1814
Classmark:  Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1936), p. 458-459.
Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
L469
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Claude-Julien Bredin
Date:  15 février 1814
Classmark:  Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1936), p. 459.
Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel2154
From:  Alexander Rogers
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [20 February 1814]
Classmark:  RS:HS 14.399
Summary:  

Congratulates JH on the formation of the [Analytical] Society, which will let Britain 'take the lead' in mathematics. Discusses analysis of a radical.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
L470
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Claude-Julien Bredin
Date:  24 février 1814
Classmark:  Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1936), p. 460-461.
Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel9927
From:  James Grahame
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [26 February 1814]
Classmark:  RS:HS 8.261
Summary:  

Thanks for essays JH sent; John Playfair was impressed by them. JG is writing material in favor of a Glasgow/Edinburgh canal.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project