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L773
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  Jean-Jacques Ampère (fils d'Ampère)
Date:  janvier 1832
Classmark:  Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1936), p. 742-743.
Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
L774
From:  André-Marie Ampère
To:  François Moigno (Abbé)
Date:  1832
Classmark:  Correspondance du Grand Ampère (Paris: 1936), p. 756-757.
Contributor:  La Correspondance d’André-Marie Ampère
Herschel14790
From:  John Dalton
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1832?]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-1187; Reel 1060
Summary:  

Answers JH's queries on visual perception. Describes trials conducted by JD. Concludes that many people see as JD sees. Sends colored silks submitted by [Richard] Potter to test color vision.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday4656u
From:  John Elliotson
To:  Michael Faraday
Date:  1832
Classmark:  RI MS
Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel9869
From:  James A. Gordon
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1832]
Classmark:  RS:HS 8.203
Summary:  

Was grateful for JH's hospitality. Mrs. Gordon is on the way to Stocks. Would like to pair off with someone in order to save the journey to Cambridge for J. W. Lubbock's election. Encloses a letter he has had printed.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel9870
From:  James A. Gordon
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1832 or 1833]
Classmark:  RS:HS 8.204
Summary:  

Pleased to find JH and family are well. Will shortly be visiting the Wye valley. Wishes JH could be induced to come and live in the Bristol area as it is so beautiful and yet convenient to London.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel9871
From:  James A. Gordon
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1832 or earlier]
Classmark:  RS:HS 8.205
Summary:  

Is grateful for JH's congratulations on his marriage. Revolution is in the air. Gives account of his marriage at St. Albans Abbey.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel3236
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  [John William Lubbock?]
Date:  [1832]
Classmark:  RS LUB.H.349
Summary:  

Will leave Slough, if necessary, to vote in Parliamentary election for JL as representative for Cambridge.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel1549
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Babbage
Date:  [1832 or earlier]
Classmark:  BL Aaa 37184.161
Summary:  

Is arranging a meeting with CB.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5979
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Francis Baily
Date:  [1 January 1832]
Classmark:  RS:HS 3.104 (draft: RS:HS 3.105; C: RS:HS 21.127)
Summary:  

Thanks for his remarks on his own work on double stars. Regarding award of the medals of the R.A.S. Method of printing [Stephen] Groombridge's catalogue.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel5794
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  David Brewster
Date:  [1 January 1832]
Classmark:  RS:HS 4.264-5 (C: RS:HS 21.98)
Summary:  

Is pleased with Mr. Johnston's reply. Regarding a figure used by JH in his paper and its true significance. Is not certain yet whether to join the B.A.A.S.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel1149
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Augustus De Morgan
Date:  [1832?]
Classmark:  RS:HS 25.14.6
Summary:  

Returns manuscript and corrected proofs of one of JH's papers on double stars, with the rest of the paper going to Francis Baily.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel9411
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Ann Fallows
Date:  [1832?]
Classmark:  RS:HS 7.164 & 21.126
Summary:  

Having now decided on going to the Cape would like a few queries answered regarding travel, housing, servants, dress, and medical facilities.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel9021
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Thomas John Hussey
Date:  [1832]
Classmark:  Univ.Coll.London MS Graves 23(1)
Summary:  

Because TH's letter has not reached JH, JH cannot reply. Is taking up residence in Slough.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel1474
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Roderick Impey Murchison
Date:  [1832]
Classmark:  APS 509.L56.14
Summary:  

Writes to inform RM of the arrival of Mr. Simonoff, director of the astronomical and magnetic observatory of Kasan, and indicates Mr. Simonoff's likely interests.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel3298
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Unidentified
Date:  [1832]
Classmark:  RS LUB.H.350
Summary:  

Gives permission to do anything with JH's letter; asks to be excused to J. W. Lubbock for not having written back.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel10789
From:  Thomas John Hussey
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1832]
Classmark:  RS:HS 10.144
Summary:  

Came with the intention of paying JH money, but finds he is out; what shall he do? Can he also advise him about the map for the R.A.S.?

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6203
From:  Francis Beaufort
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [2 January 1832]
Classmark:  RS:HS 3.325
Summary:  

Has asked Thomas Henderson to inform JH of his movements so that they can meet one another.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday0525
From:  Elias Durand
To:  Michael Faraday
Date:  5 January 1832
Classmark:  RS MS 241, f.33
Contributor:  Faraday Project
Faraday0526
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  John S. Acton
Date:  6 January 1832
Classmark:  RI MS
Contributor:  Faraday Project