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L670
From:  Claude-Julien Bredin
To:  André-Marie Ampère
Date:  1er septembre 1824
Classmark:  ().
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel3387
From:  Frederick Soret
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1824-9?]
Classmark:  RS:HS 17.221
Summary:  

Hopes to see JH on JH's return visit to Geneva. Encloses quartz specimen, amethyst crystal. Sends regards to Charles Babbage.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0241
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  Thomas Young
Date:  3 September 1824
Classmark:  RGO14 / 10, f.162
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project
L929
From:  Claude-Julien Bredin
To:  André-Marie Ampère
Date:  5 septembre 1824
Classmark:  Lettres inédites de Claude-Julien Bredin (Lyon: 1936), p. 167-168.
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel14668
From:  Mary Pitt Herschel
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [9 September 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0623.13; Reel 1086
Summary:  

Returned today from Margate. Received JH's letter from Venice. Will send Mr. Ramsbottom's money to London with Mrs. Singer. New construction at Slough.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel13235
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Pitt Herschel
Date:  [9 September 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0517.22; Reel 1053
Summary:  

Eight-day mineral hunting expedition in mountains, with base at Campedello. High praise for Tyrolese. [Letter continued 10 Sept. in Botzen:] Arrived safely and found servant James Child rested and waiting.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel9328
From:  Johann Franz Encke
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [11 September 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 7.82
Summary:  

Thanks for his election to the Astronomical Society and for the award of its gold medal. Sends a proof of a new chart of the moon by W. G. Lohrmann. Sends two papers of his own. Hopes to send notice of John Pond's comet orbit in 1825.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5253
From:  Charles Babbage
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [14 September 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.198
Summary:  

The Insurance firm for which he acted as director has been wound up. Has taken a holiday in the country.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
L862
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Péligot
Date:  15 septembre 1824
Classmark:  Fonds André-Marie Ampère chemise 1, image 17, Archives de l'Académie des sciences, Paris
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel13236
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Pitt Herschel
Date:  [15 September 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0517.23; Reel 1053
Summary:  

Passage through Alps. Servant James Child's adventure being lost in mountains. Religious character of Tyrolese. Describes Innsbruck.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel8448
From:  James South
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [16 September 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 16.428
Summary:  

Feels he has pledged to the public to continue double star observation. Encourages JH to persevere as well. Offers JH use of his 5-foot refracting telescope. Asks about Fraunhofer telescopes.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel4053
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Caroline Lucretia Herschel
Date:  [17 September 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0569.2; Reel 1058
Summary:  

Decides not to go to Switzerland because he wants to visit Hanover. On the way, hopes to see Johann Pfaff at Erlangen, Johann Encke at Seeburg, Baron Bernhard von Lindenau at Gotha, and Carl Gauss and Karl Harding at Göttingen among others.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel9984
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  James Grahame
Date:  [18 September 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 8.319 (C: RS:HS 20.179)
Summary:  

About the termination of JG's marriage plans, and the joys of travel.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
L863
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Stéphane Périsse
Date:  20 septembre 1824
Classmark:  dossier 395, Académie des Sciences, Belles-Lettres et Arts, Lyon
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel13237
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Pitt Herschel
Date:  [20 September 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0517.24; Reel 1053
Summary:  

Glad that MPH is vacationing with Mrs. Delevaux. Sorry about Charles Babbage's loss. Journey from Innsbruck. Meeting with Josef Fraunhofer. Georg von Reichenbach is dangerously ill. Met Captain Feilding and family. Itinerary for return journey via Hanover. Will visit caves of Bayreuth and J. W. A. Pfaff in Erlangen.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel8449
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  James South
Date:  [21 September 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS16.429 (C: 20.186)
Summary:  

Does not share JS's feeling of having pledged to continue double star observation. Reports on the high quality of the telescopes manufactured by Josef Fraunhofer.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
L671
From:  Denis Mgr Frayssinous
To:  André-Marie Ampère
Date:  22 septembre 1824
Classmark:  ().
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel14669
From:  Mary Pitt Herschel
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [22 September 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0623.14; Reel 1086
Summary:  

Caroline Herschel is anticipating JH's visit to Hanover. Expecting visit from Elizabeth Baily. New son born to Charles Babbage. Hopes that death of King of France will not impede JH's journey to Paris. Recent deaths at home.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
L672
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Jean-Jacques Ampère (fils d'Ampère)
Date:  24 septembre 1824
Classmark:  ().
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel4047
From:  Caroline Lucretia Herschel
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [25 September 1824]
Classmark:  unknown
Summary:  

Hopes that JH will help her to finish a catalogue of 2500 nebulae that she and William Herschel began but never completed.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project