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L634
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Claude-Julien Bredin
Date:  janvier 1823
Classmark:  Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1936), p. 623-624.
Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel8861
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Astronomische Nachrichten
Date:  1823
Classmark:  Astronomische Nachrichten, 1 (1823), 30-31
Summary:  

Gives a formula related to a table published in the Nautical Almanac, which table listed various stellar observations made by John Pond.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5802
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  David Brewster
Date:  [1823]
Classmark:  RS:HS 4.272 (C: RS:HS 25.13.17)
Summary:  

Sends an abstract of his paper on observations relating to the practical construction of telescopes [JH's 'Practical Rules,' 1822]. Would like 25 copies for distribution. His recent experiments with polarized light.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel8192
From:  Pierre Simon Laplace
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [early 1823]
Classmark:  RS:HS 19.7
Summary:  

Sends paper.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel8497
From:  James South
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1823?]
Classmark:  RS:HS 16.477
Summary:  

Has been ill. Should we publish our observations of 340 double stars or extend the number to 400?

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel8017
From:  William Hyde Wollaston
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1823 to 1828]
Classmark:  RS:HS 18.285
Summary:  

Previous engagement prevents WW 'joining the early party.'

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel8019
From:  William Hyde Wollaston
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1823 to 1828]
Classmark:  RS:HS 18.287
Summary:  

Unsure whether WW will be in town to dine with JH Monday.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel8021
From:  William Hyde Wollaston
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1823 to 1828]
Classmark:  RS:HS 18.290
Summary:  

Most correct mode of proceeding will be to suppress incorrect corrections and not to give credit to [T. I. M.?] Forster for inferences of [Peter?] Barlow or calculations of WW.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel11332
From:  Joseph Johann Littrow
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [3 January 1823]
Classmark:  RS:HS 11.240
Summary:  

Has requested the government to forward payment for the clock. Regarding variations in the observations of F. W. Bessel, John Pond, etc. Has high opinion of Bessel's work. Has been sending books for Thomas Catton, but he never replies. How is Greenwich Observatory heated? Some observatories have troubles with dampness. Recommends book by K. W. Feuerbach.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel8086
From:  Thomas Young
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  3 January [1823]
Classmark:  RS:HS 18.352
Summary:  

Sends papers for R.A.S. and A. J. Fresnel's papers. Modifies analogy of infinite pipes to clarify TY's hypothesis of three principal colors. Charles Babbage sent survey of Mont Cenis. Can JH find its barometrical observations?

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel9809
From:  Joseph Goodall
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [6 January 1823]
Classmark:  RS:HS 8.144
Summary:  

Has been very busy and has only now had a chance to work on the inscription. Suggests various forms. Would like his comments on these.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel9978
From:  James Grahame
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [7 January 1823]
Classmark:  RS:HS 8.313
Summary:  

About meeting Walter Scott, lawsuits and family news.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
HENSLOW-7
From:  Henslow, J. S.
To:  Jenyns, Leonard
Date:  7 January 1823
Classmark:  Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution Jenyns Collection Letter 1007
Contributor:  Henslow Correspondence Project
Herschel8197
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Molyneux & Cope
Date:  13] January [1823
Classmark:  RS:HS 19.8
Summary:  

J. J. von Littrow delighted with clock sent by M & C and commissions JH to order another for L. A. Fallon, director of Great Austrian Trigonometrical Survey. Describes modifications. Contact Littrow for further details.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel14748
From:  Caroline Lucretia Herschel
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [24 January 1823]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0936.4; Reel 1083
Summary:  

Asks JH to pay CH's debt to his mother and deduct that amount from next annuity payment to CH.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0186
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  John Henry Vivian
Date:  25 January 1823
Classmark:  NLW VP A.179
Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel7320
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  George Dollond
Date:  [1 February 1823]
Classmark:  RS:HS 20.160
Summary:  

Sends some calculations relating to the construction of lenses.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
L635
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Auguste de La Rive
Date:  4 février 1823
Classmark:  Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1936), p. 624-625.
Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel14652
From:  Mary Pitt Herschel
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [4 February 1823]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0622.1; Reel 1086
Summary:  

Hopes that letter from Mr. Langton does not mean more trouble. Flood has made 'Complete Prisoners' of residents at Slough. Glad that JH bought good horse. Advice on JH's laundry. Caroline Herschel's finances. Concern for Georg Griesbach's health. Regards from Susan White.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
L636
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Auguste de La Rive
Date:  10 février 1823
Classmark:  Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1936), p. 625-626.
Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère