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Herschel5246
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  [18 January 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.192
Summary:  

Regarding the First Assistant at Greenwich Observatory, and the possibility of JH ever becoming Astronomer Royal. Hopes to see him on Wednesday.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5247
From:  Charles Babbage
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [8 March 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.193
Summary:  

Is leaving from Cambridge. Hopes that he will come. Has some new things on functional analysis to discuss.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5248
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  [11 April 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.194
Summary:  

Relates experiences and persons met recently in Paris. Account of Alpine scenery and travel experiences. [Continued 1824-4-20 Turin:] Events while travelling to Turin. [Continued 1824-4-22 Alessandria:] Has met Plana at Turin Observatory. Five days of discussions with him. Please order two specified books and send to Plana. View of the Alps.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5249
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  [5 May 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.194a
Summary:  

Recent experiences in crossing the Alps. Overturning of the coach and his narrow escape.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5250
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  [9 May 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.195 & 20.180
Summary:  

Recent meeting and astronomical observations with G. B. Amici. [Repeat of his narrow escape in the Alps, related in JH's 1824-5-5]

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5251
From:  Charles Babbage
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [28 May 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.196
Summary:  

Has been appointed director of a company. Offers shares to JH. Has sent books to G. A. A. Plana. Wife and children in Devon.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5252
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  [4 July 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.197 & 20.181
Summary:  

Is observing the heavens from Etna. [Letter continued 11 July from Palermo:] Recent experiences touring Sicily.

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
Herschel5254
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  [3 October 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.199
Summary:  

His recent tours in Italy and Germany, and the people he met.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5255
From:  Charles Babbage
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [10 October 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.200
Summary:  

Is glad to hear of his speedy return. Regarding JH's instruments and their passage through the customs. Is writing a book on Assurance Companies.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project