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DCP-LETT-811
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  David Thomas Ansted
Date:  [c. Jan 1845]
Classmark:  Smithsonian Institution (Archives, George P. Merrill photograph collection, R. U. 7177)
Summary:  

Asks about Fuegian specimens stored at the Geological Society. CD needs them soon.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-3359
From:  Down, principal inhabitants of
To:  Secretary, Post Office
Date:  [1845–51?]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 6
Summary:  

Complain about the postal service to Down and urgently request improvement.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-2305
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Hugh Falconer
Date:  1 Jan 1845–31 Dec 1847 or 1 Jan 1857–31 Dec 1864
Classmark:  DAR 144: 21
Summary:  

Arranges a time for visiting HF.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
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DCP-LETT-13814
From:  John Edward Gray
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1845–75]
Classmark:  DAR 205.5: 216 (Letters)
Summary:  

Lateral teeth in Arcadae.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-808
From:  Woodbine Parish
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1845?]
Classmark:  DAR 43.1: 56a–57
Summary:  

Sends names of species found in banks of marine shells near Buenos Aires. Shells identified by G. B. Sowerby (elder). [See South America, pp. 2–3.]

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-806
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  George Brettingham Sowerby
Date:  [1845?]
Classmark:  Muséum national d’histoire naturelle, Bibliothèque de Botanique, Paris
Summary:  

Arranges to call on correspondent and bring some shells.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
Herschel946
From:  Margaret Brodie Herschel
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1845]
Classmark:  JHS 6.26
Summary:  

Describes activities of MH and daughters at St. Leonards.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel7359
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  James Basire
Date:  [1845]
Classmark:  RAS:JH Archive 4/1.5; Reel 7
Summary:  

Errata and alterations to be made in [star] magnitude symbols before publication of JH's chart.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel831
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Margaret Brodie Herschel
Date:  1845-1
Classmark:  JHS LMJF.45.1c
Summary:  

About the health of Elizabeth Baily, and carpet advice from Miss Sheepshanks.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel834
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Margaret Brodie Herschel
Date:  [1845?]
Classmark:  JHS 3.20
Summary:  

Met John Franklin, who is to lead a polar expedition; JH makes disparaging comments about mesmerists, such as W. E. Parry; mentions having seen some other prominent men.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel944
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Margaret Brodie Herschel
Date:  [1845]
Classmark:  JHS 6.19
Summary:  

Is cooling his heels in London waiting for George Peacock and others to commit themselves to meeting.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel945
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Margaret Brodie Herschel
Date:  [1845]
Classmark:  JHS 6.20
Summary:  

Brings MH up to date on happenings at home; JH hopes to get away to join MH at St. Leonards.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel954
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Margaret Brodie Herschel
Date:  [1845?-1?]
Classmark:  JHS 6.36
Summary:  

Asks to have carriage sent to fetch JH, as he is trying to get home in a hurry. JH has to go to a mesmeric exhibition.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel1144
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  William Henry Smyth
Date:  [1845?]
Classmark:  RS:HS 25.13.25
Summary:  

Thanks WS on behalf of JH's brother-in-law [Peter Stewart?] for acting on [Peter Stewart's?] behalf to make him a member [?]. Comments on some comet sightings.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel2690
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Mary Somerville
Date:  [1845 ?].
Classmark:  RS:HS 16.381 (C: RS:HS 25.14.4)
Summary:  

Augustus DeMorgan and [Henry Fox] Talbot are sending their papers to her. Family is well. Outlines a process of photography.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel1173
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  William Whewell
Date:  [1845 to 1850?]
Classmark:  RS:HS 25.14.33
Summary:  

Comments on WW's publication on education [Liberal Education, 1845 ?], especially as it applies to the teaching of mathematics. JH has been teaching JH's son William mechanics by WW's book on the subject.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel7413
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Unidentified
Date:  [1845-1-1 or later]
Classmark:  RAS:JH Archive 7/1.2 verso; Reel 8
Summary:  

JH began popular series on meteorology to 'suit your readers' over one year ago, but discovered excellent treatise by L. F. Kämtz and chose instead to translate that. 'Your letter' revived the idea.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
JHC1248
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  George Bentham
Date:  ?-1-1845
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/2 f.12, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
JHC1253
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  George Bentham
Date:  ?-?-1845
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/2 f.16, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

This is an unsigned letter from Hooker to Bentham.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
JHC1254
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  George Bentham
Date:  ?-?-1845
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/2 f.17, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Hooker Project