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L679
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  ?
Date:  3 décembre 1824
Classmark:  ().
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel8450
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  James South
Date:  [3 December 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS16.430 (C: 20.192)
Summary:  

Will be pleased to correct the proof copy of JS's paper on double stars. Mentions Charles Babbage and Edward Troughton.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel13550
From:  John Lee
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [3 December 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/MW-0246.1; Reel 15
Summary:  

Invites JH to join JL in viewing William Tassie's nearly complete wax model of bust of William Herschel at Leicester Square.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel4051
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Caroline Lucretia Herschel
Date:  [4 December 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0569.4; Reel 1058
Summary:  

JH will have little time for astronomy due to election as Secretary to the R.S.L.; the appointment also has forced JH to move from Slough to London.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel11499
From:  Francis Lunn
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  8 December [1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 11.412
Summary:  

Hears a letter from JH has miscarried. Anxious that JH should write an article on Heat as FL is too busy.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5807
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  John Brinkley
Date:  [11 December 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 4.277 & 20.193
Summary:  

Mislaid the copy of one of JB's mss. and would be grateful if he knows of its whereabouts. In the course of his travels in Europe he has seen some astronomical instruments, which will in time surpass any British made ones and especially those of G. B. Amici and Josef Fraunhofer.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel8451
From:  James South
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [13 December 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 16.431
Summary:  

Reports on his life in France and on details in the paper JS and JH were publishing on double stars.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6368
From:  Niccolo Cacciatore
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [14 December 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.133
Summary:  

Sends pamphlet on observations they made together on Mount Cuccio. Regarding the coefficient of expansion of the atmosphere. Will repeat his observations in the coming winter. Present the other copy to the Astronomical Society.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5808
From:  John Brinkley
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [15 December 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 4.278
Summary:  

Has only fragments of the paper for which JH inquires; original was left for W. H. Wollaston to amend. Thanks for congratulations on the award of the Copley Medal. Was interested to hear about the new German astronomical instruments.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0247
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  Benjamin Abbott
Date:  16 December 1824
Classmark:  HL HU FALF
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel6161
From:  Peter Barlow
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [20 December 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 3.287
Summary:  

Regarding the magnetic polarity of the earth.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel10334
From:  William Richard Hamilton
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [23 December 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 9.217
Summary:  

Hopes to see him next spring, in England. Teodoro Monticelli often inquires after him. The steam boat goes on with great success. Small earthquake at Messina. Has toured the crater of Vesuvius. No news of Turks or Christians.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
DCP-LETT-8
From:  John Wood Warter
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Dec 1824
Classmark:  DAR 204.16
Summary:  

Warns CD against idleness.

Suggests readings in Xenophon and Horace.

Quotes Oliver Goldsmith to correct CD’s pronunciation of "sloth".

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
Faraday0248
From:  Isambard Kingdom Brunel
To:  Michael Faraday
Date:  24 December 1824
Classmark:  MU MS 173
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project
Faraday0249
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  Cochrane
Date:  31 December 1824
Classmark:  SI D MS 554A
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel9986
From:  James Grahame
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [31 December 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 8.321
Summary:  

Asks JH about lodgings in London for JG and his children. JG has begun his history of North America.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project