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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
Herschel14657
From:  Mary Pitt Herschel
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [6 May 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0623.3; Reel 1086
Summary:  

Received package with gifts from Caroline Herschel. [Letter continued 7 Apr.:] Forwarding mail for JH to Charles Babbage. Reminds JH to write from Rome. [Letter continued 8 Apr.:] Death of Mr. White. Georg Griesbach underwent operation. [Letter continued 9 Apr.:] Reading [August von] Kotzebue's Travels through Italy. Worried about dangers in JH's journey there.

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
Herschel13221
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Pitt Herschel
Date:  [11 May 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0517.8; Reel 1053
Summary:  

Describes monastery. [Letter continued 12 May in Arezzo, Tuscany:] Journey from Bologna. Describes Florence and Florentine art. [Letter continued 16 May at Città di Londra Hotel in Rome] Received mail from home. Death of [JH's godmother] Susan White. Describes Rome. Will search for Mr. Kestner.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel14658
From:  Mary Pitt Herschel
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [12 May 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0623.4; Reel 1086
Summary:  

Anticipates news from JH in Naples. Mary Baldwin staying with MH. Glad that servant James is good companion. [Letter continued 13 May:] Advice on sending mail from Italy. Carriage repaired and repainted. [Letter continued 14 May:] Terrible weather. Miss Deluc is not expected to survive. [Letter continued 17 May:] Visitors to Slough.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
L926
From:  Claude-Julien Bredin
To:  André-Marie Ampère
Date:  20 mai 1824
Classmark:  Lettres inédites de Claude-Julien Bredin (Lyon: 1936), p. 158-159.
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel13222
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Pitt Herschel
Date:  [20 May 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0517.9; Reel 1053
Summary:  

Disappointed with Roman ruins and art. [Letter continued 24 May:] Hopes to receive mail from Slough in Naples. [Letter continued 27 May:] Viewed pope's benediction in St. Peter's Square. Roman weather. JH's itinerary for June and July.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0232a
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  the Committee of the Athenaeum Club
Date:  21 May 1824
Classmark:  AC MS Committee Notices, 1824-77, f.1
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel14659
From:  Mary Pitt Herschel
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [21 May 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0623.5.1; Reel 1086
Summary:  

Delighted with JH's news from Italy. MH urges him to visit Englishmen on Continent, especially Lord Somerset's family. Death of Lord Byron. [Former servant] Carter was banished to Botany Bay for life. [Letter continued 22 May:] News of acquaintances. Reminder to pay wages to servant James.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel14660
From:  Mary Baldwin
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [24 May 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0623.5.2; Reel 1086
Summary:  

JH's mother is well. She and MB will visit exhibition in London tomorrow. Health of acquaintances.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0233
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  Pascoe Grenfell
Date:  24 May 1824
Classmark:  AC MS “Minute Book 1: 1823-6”, 24v-r
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project
Faraday0232b
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  the Committee of the Athenaeum Club
Date:  24 May 1824
Classmark:  AC MS Committee Notices, 1824-77, f.1
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project
Faraday0234
From:  Pascoe Grenfell
To:  Michael Faraday
Date:  25 May 1824
Classmark:  AC MS “Minute Book 1: 1823-6”, 24r-25v
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday 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
HENSLOW-18
From:  Julius Radius
To:  J. S. Henslow
Date:  28 May 1824
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library MS Add. 8176: 21
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Henslow Correspondence Project
L662
From:  Pierre-Simon Ballanche
To:  André-Marie Ampère
Date:  29 mai 1824
Classmark:  ().
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel13223
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Pitt Herschel
Date:  [1 June 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0517.10; Reel 1053
Summary:  

Asks for news of MH's health. Lists all letters JH has sent. Problems with European post. Trip from Rome to Naples. Neopolitan countryside. [Letter continued 2 June:] At Hotel de la Città di Napoli on Bay of Naples. Describes Mount Vesuvius. Visit with Teodoro Monticelli and British minister W. R. Hamilton. [Letter continued 3 June:] Attended opera at Europe's largest theater. Prefers Naples to Rome; will stay at least one month.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel12822
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Committee for Rebuilding London Bridge
Date:  [1824 to 1831]-6-3
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0228; Reel 1054
Summary:  

Accepts honor of joining committee at ceremony to lay first stone of new bridge. Proposes including platina copies of standard British measures of length and weight in foundation as part of 'precious records' preserved for posterity.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0235
From:  Thomas Webster
To:  Michael Faraday
Date:  5 June 1824
Classmark:  RS MS 241, f.11
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel14661
From:  Mary Pitt Herschel
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [6 June 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0623.7; Reel 1086
Summary:  

Received JH's letter from Rome. Bought [David] Cox's Pictures of Italy to see places JH has visited. Visits London doctor with Mary Baldwin. News of acquaintances. MH authorized seizure of Mr. Davenport's corn, because he refuses to pay rent.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project