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Herschel9982
From:  James Grahame
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1 April 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 8.317
Summary:  

Sends blessings on JH.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel13216
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Pitt Herschel
Date:  [2 April 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0517.2 & -0517.3; Reel 1053
Summary:  

Foul weather in Dover delays departure of JH and servant James Child for Calais. Geological formations along road to Dover. Instructions on numbering and preserving personal letters.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel13217
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Pitt Herschel
Date:  [3 April 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0517.4 & -0517.3; Reel 1053
Summary:  

Weather is good for Channel crossing. Returns 'book of rates.' It is too cumbersome.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel7776
From:  Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [6 April 1824]
Classmark:  RAS:WH Archive 1/13.F.7; Reel 13
Summary:  

Has received JH's note, and JF will visit JH next Wednesday, accompanied by D. F. J. Arago and [C. L.] Mathieu.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel13218
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Pitt Herschel
Date:  [7 April 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0517.5; Reel 1053
Summary:  

Arrival in Paris. Names chemists, mathematicians, and others whom JH met at Institute. Breakfast with D. F. J. Arago at observatory. Problems with passport. Purchase of carriage for trip to Italy. [Letter continued same day from Melun:] En route to Lyons.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel14655
From:  Mary Pitt Herschel
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [9 April 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0623.1; Reel 1086
Summary:  

Correspondence with Babbages. Caroline Herschel asks JH to meet Mr. Kestner, private secretary of Hanoverian ambassador to Rome. Regards from Miss Delevaux.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel11339
From:  Joseph Johann Littrow
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [9 April 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 11.247
Summary:  

[Repetition of information in JL's 1823-11-17 and JL's 1824-2-10.]

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0230c
From:  George Ledwell Taylor
To:  Michael Faraday
Date:  9 April 1824
Classmark:  YUL MS OSB. 14852
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday 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
Herschel4432
From:  [Luigi] Poletti
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [12 April 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 14.173
Summary:  

Presents JH with his solution to a mathematical equation in finite differences; asks for JH's solution.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0231
From:  Charles Pickslay
To:  James Stodart and Faraday
Date:  14 April 1824
Classmark:  RI MS F3 B143
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel14656
From:  Mary Pitt Herschel
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [15 April 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0623.2; Reel 1086
Summary:  

Pleased to hear about JH's travels in Europe. Visit to London with Mary Baldwin. News of acquaintances. Describes a dinner with the Copelands. Death of [Susan] White's husband. Sent money and Richard Copeland's drawings to Caroline Herschel via Mr. Golterman. Misses Slough. Mr. Robinson made offer to Mrs. Morice for manuscripts.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel13219
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Pitt Herschel
Date:  [19 April 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0517.6; Reel 1053
Summary:  

Describes travels in Savoy and Sardinia. Snowstorm on Mont Cenis. Arrived in Turin on Good Friday. Meeting with G. B. Plana at Turin observatory. Leaving for Rome next week.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel13220
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Pitt Herschel
Date:  [26 April 1824]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0517.7; Reel 1053
Summary:  

Describes Turin and church politics. Ill health of the Pope {Leo XII]. [Letter continued 27 April between Genoa and Modena:] Met F. X. Zach in Genoa. Incident of anti-Jewish bigotry in Genoa. [Letter continued 2 May in Florence:] Met G. B. Amici in Modena. Clarity of Amici's telescope. Describes Bologna.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
L660
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Michael Faraday
Date:  27 avril 1824
Classmark:  ().
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Faraday0232
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Michael Faraday
Date:  27 April 1824
Classmark:  IEE MS SC 2
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel12530
From:  Marc August Pictet
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [30 April 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 13.400
Summary:  

Sends some observations of Mars, and describes the functioning of some new equipment.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
L661
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Jean-Jacques Ampère (fils d'Ampère)
Date:  1er mai 1824
Classmark:  ().
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
L1071
From:  Dujard
To:  André-Marie Ampère
Date:  2 mai 1824
Classmark:  Fonds André-Marie Ampère chemise 393ter., Archives de l'Académie des sciences, Paris
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel9983
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  James Grahame
Date:  [2 May 1824]
Classmark:  RS:HS 8.318
Summary:  

Of JH's continental travels and their dangers, and of JG's possible marriage plans.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project