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Herschel10280
From:  Basil Hall
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [23 January 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 9.163
Summary:  

Had no report he could offer the Astronomical Society. Outlines the situation in Chile. Hopes to arrange the material on his recent voyages in the form of a book.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0216
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  John Henry Vivian
Date:  24 January 1824
Classmark:  NLW VP A.187
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel11337
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Joseph Johann Littrow
Date:  [25 January 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 11.245
Summary:  

Approves of the plan for the observatory. Comments on some of the features. Good equatorial is a necessity. Will try to obtain a copy of the plan of the Cambridge Observatory.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
L651
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Jean-Jacques Ampère (fils d'Ampère)
Date:  26 janvier 1824
Classmark:  Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1936), p. 640-641-642-643.
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Faraday0217
From:  Robert Byers
To:  Michael Faraday
Date:  29 January 1824
Classmark:  RS MS 241, f.11
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel587
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  George Biddell Airy
Date:  [31 January 1824]
Classmark:  RGO 6.803.4
Summary:  

Sends GA information about indices of refraction in different glasses and in different parts of the spectrum; also recommends the writings of Josef Fraunhofer.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel8188
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  David Brewster
Date:  [31 January 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 20.175 (C draft: 20.174)
Summary:  

JH's theory of colors. Edward Troughton has DB's instrument one-third completed. When will DB want JH's encyclopedia article on 'Variation'?

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel8384
From:  Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  1824-2
Classmark:  RS:HS 19.218
Summary:  

Sends notes on a paper which are to be submitted to James South. Also included [?] are copies of the paper for JH. Attached is a note by JH about the papers of JH's father, William.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0218
From:  Isambard Kingdom Brunel
To:  Michael Faraday
Date:  4 February 1824
Classmark:  Bod MS Montague d.11, f.273-4
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel13215
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Pitt Herschel
Date:  [4 February 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0517.1; Reel 1053
Summary:  

Mrs. Babbage, still recuperating, wishes to visit Slough. Recent publication of Charles Babbage's book should excite insurance directors. Paper by Mary Somerville was read at R.S.L. last week. Invitation for MH to visit Somervilles at Chelsea. JH admitted to Geological Society yesterday, presided over by William Buckland. Encloses JH's diploma from Royal Academy of Copenhagen. News of MH's London acquaintances.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0219
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  John Henry Vivian
Date:  7 February 1824
Classmark:  NLW VP A.189
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project
Faraday0220
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  John Henry Vivian
Date:  7 February 1824
Classmark:  NLW VP A.188
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel9981
From:  James Grahame
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [9 February 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 8.316
Summary:  

On JG's concern for JH's well-being.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel7405
From:  Johann Wilhelm Pastorff
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [9 February 1824]
Classmark:  RAS:JH Archive 6/2.10 verso; Reel 8
Summary:  

Requests answer to JP's earlier letter. Observations of photospheres around planets and satellites.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
L652
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Carron, Eliza (fille de François Carron, épouse Rivail)
Date:  10 février 1824
Classmark:  Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1943), p. 938-939.
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel5806
From:  John Brinkley
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [10 February 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 4.276
Summary:  

Has just received his letter and Struve's observations. Comments on these and those of F. W. Bessel.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel11338
From:  Joseph Johann Littrow
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [10 February 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 11.246
Summary:  

Has sent money for Robert Molyneux clock care of Friess, the bankers. Is grateful for JH's trouble over the clock. Do not print certain observations he sent as they form the subject of an argument with F. X. von Zach.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel4636
From:  George Biddell Airy
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [13 February 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 1.20
Summary:  

Description of theory of a telescope, though not practical yet.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel4637
From:  George Biddell Airy
To:  James South
Date:  [13 February 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 1.21
Summary:  

Concerning calculations for the parallax of Mars.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0221
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  George Fisher
Date:  13 February 1824
Classmark:  Parry (1825), 240
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project