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HENSLOW-40
From:  Vachell, G. H.
To:  Henslow, J. S.
Date:  1827?
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library MS Add. 8176: 163
Contributor:  Henslow Correspondence Project
Herschel5400
From:  Charles Babbage
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1827?]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.347
Summary:  

Understands his intellectual pursuits. Gives address of his son [Adelaide].

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel9496
From:  William Henry Fitton
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1827]
Classmark:  RS:HS 7.241
Summary:  

Regarding the affairs of the R.S.L. and JH's intentions.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel1219
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  [a member of the Glass Committee of the R.S.L.?]
Date:  [1827?]
Classmark:  RS:HS B26.46
Summary:  

It appears that J. T. Cooper would be willing to work in the performing of glass experiments. If this seems acceptable, then a meeting of the glass committee should be called.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5422
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  [1827 to 1829]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.369
Summary:  

Regarding various publications for distribution.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5420
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Georgiana Babbage
Date:  [1827]
Classmark:  RS:HS 2.367
Summary:  

Announcement of Baden Powell's election to the Savillian chair of Geometry.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel1155
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Davies Gilbert
Date:  [1827 to 1829?]
Classmark:  RS:HS 25.14.12
Summary:  

Will not attend council meeting. JH comments regarding the nomination for foreign membership [of R.S.L.?] of Teodoro Monticello.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel4385
From:  C. I. Parnell
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1827]
Classmark:  RS:HS 14.140
Summary:  

Details forgery case on which JH gave legal advice.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel4162
From:  [Sir] R[ichard] Phillips
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1827]
Classmark:  RS:HS 14.159
Summary:  

Receives copy of JH's Light. Invites him to Birmingham.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel2000
From:  John Pond
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1827?]
Classmark:  RS:HS 14.33
Summary:  

Asks that list of errata be published before a committee meets to investigate 'the subject of Mr. Lee's [?] animadversions.'

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel2232
From:  Charles Rümker
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1827?]
Classmark:  RS:HS 14.508
Summary:  

Sends [F. G. W.] Struve's observations on William Herschel's double stars because of JH's expressed interest in the work.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0313
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  John Wilson Croker
Date:  2 January 1827
Classmark:  SI D MS 554A
Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel2999
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Wilhelm Struve
Date:  [3 January 1827]
Classmark:  RS:HS 17.111a (C RS:HS 20.243)
Summary:  

May not be able to separate double stars with the twenty foot reflector. Is reviewing nebulae. Regrets [Josef] Fraunhofer did not live to see WS's work. Speaks of standard catalogue of 2881 stars as joint labor of all observatories. Interested in bright stars with minute companions.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6373
From:  Niccolo Cacciatore
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [4 January 1827]
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.138
Summary:  

The state of the observatory after the death of Giuseppe Piazzi. Has been put on a permanent basis now. Instruments and books have been received. Send some mainsprings for the chronometers.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0313a
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  William Hasledine Pepys
Date:  5 January 1827
Classmark:  RI MS
Contributor:  Faraday Project
HENSLOW-42
From:  Greville, R. K.
To:  Henslow, J. S.
Date:  5 January 1827
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library MS Add. 8176: 47
Contributor:  Henslow Correspondence Project
Herschel2103
From:  William Ritchie
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [9 January 1827]
Classmark:  RS:HS 14.351
Summary:  

Thanks JH for proposing WR for R.S.L. Discusses construction of air pump. Trying to simplify construction of vacuum. Will be in London in March.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel9747
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mario Gemmellaro
Date:  [11 January 1827]
Classmark:  RS:HS 8.94 & 20.244
Summary:  

Sends his reasons for not writing. Includes results of his readings of Etna and observations of the comet.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0314
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  Edmund Robert Daniell
Date:  15 January 1827
Classmark:  SI D MS 554A
Contributor:  Faraday Project
Faraday0314a
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  William Hasledine Pepys
Date:  15 January 1827
Classmark:  RI MS
Contributor:  Faraday Project