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Herschel5393
From:  Charles Babbage
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1819?]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.340
Summary:  

Would he like to come for a trip down the river to see W. E. Parry's Expedition ships? Query regarding quartz crystals. Date for Pearsonian dinner.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5415
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  [1819?]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.362 (C: RS:HS 20.67)
Summary:  

Cannot accompany CB to Deptford because JH busy with James South. Mentions the 'Pearsonian dinner,' 'plagi[h]edral' crystals, and a letter by Wilhelm Olbers.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5910
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Francis Baily
Date:  1819
Classmark:  RS:HS 3.33 (C: RS:HS 20.62)
Summary:  

Acknowledges in JH's father's name FB's notice of the upcoming annular eclipse of 1820. Stresses the importance of observing it.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel8052
From:  Samuel Young
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1819 to 1826]
Classmark:  RS:HS 18.319
Summary:  

Will show JH largest specimen of apophyllite [Argentine spar] in kingdom.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel9957
From:  James Grahame
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [3 January 1819]
Classmark:  RS:HS 8.292
Summary:  

Family news and other matters [letter completed 1819-2-23].

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel12406
From:  George Peacock
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [3 January 1819]
Classmark:  RS:HS 13.263
Summary:  

Asks JH to write a letter of recommendation for a mutual friend, and adds some Cambridge news.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0093
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  Josiah John Guest
Date:  6 January 1819
Classmark:  GAS MS D/D G Letterbook 1819<> 368(ii)
Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel5158
From:  Charles Babbage
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [7 January 1819]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.108
Summary:  

Gives equation. Is arranging the visit to Paris.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel12697
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  David Brewster
Date:  [11 January 1819]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0110; Reel 1054
Summary:  

Mr. Murray will bring to DB two papers by JH, one on hyposulfurous acid and one on mathematical analysis, plus requested abstract of JH's and William Herschel's 'last papers' in R.S.P.T.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5761
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  David Brewster
Date:  [11 January 1819]
Classmark:  RS:HS 20.63
Summary:  

Note to accompany the sending of some papers; JH is off to Paris.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel14684
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Pitt Herschel
Date:  [11 January] 1819
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0626.1; Reel 1086 (ALS? & C: TxU:H/L-0514.1; Reel 1053)
Summary:  

JH arrived safely yesterday and attended event at home of Sir Joseph Banks. Dr. [Matthew] Baillie asked about Lady Mary Herschel. JH and Charles Babbage, preparing to tour France, leave tomorrow for Dover. Wishes better health for MH and William Herschel.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel13207
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Pitt Herschel
Date:  [12 January 1819]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0514.2; Reel 1053
Summary:  

Will sail tomorrow for Calais. Could not find Mr. Armstrong in Dover.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel13208
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Pitt Herschel
Date:  [17 January 1819]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0514.3; Reel 1053
Summary:  

Arrival in France. Travel companions. JH and Charles Babbage will go to Institute tomorrow to visit J. B. Biot, S. D. Poisson, and other mathematicians.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
L572
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Claude-Julien Bredin
Date:  24 janvier 1819
Classmark:  Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1943), p. 901-902.
Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel5032
From:  William Artaud
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [26 January 1819]
Classmark:  RS:HS 1.413
Summary:  

Regarding his father's portrait. Would recommend waiting until the days become clearer and longer.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6314
From:  Charles Blagden
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [3 February 1819]
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.75
Summary:  

Called to wish him a good journey and to offer his compliments to Sir William and Lady Herschel.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0094
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  Josiah Wedgwood
Date:  12 February 1819
Classmark:  WM MS E31-23955
Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel7908
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Sir William Watson
Date:  [15 February 1819]
Classmark:  RS:HS 18.112 (C: RS:HS 20.64)
Summary:  

JH's father and mother will call on WW during visit to Bath, scheduled after wedding of JH's cousin. Spent three weeks meeting science luminaries in Paris. Notes continuity of scientific endeavors there over three generations.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0094a
From:  Charles-Gaspard De La Rive
To:  Michael Faraday
Date:  15 February 1819
Classmark:  BPUG MS DO. autogr.
Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel5159
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  [17 February 1819]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.109 (C: RS:HS 20.65)
Summary:  

Would he please forward the letters and papers which he left behind.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project