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Faraday4653u
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  Henry Thomas De La Beche
Date:  Before 1855
Classmark:  WIHM MS 7844/95
Contributor:  Faraday Project
Faraday4648u
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  Andrew Crosse
Date:  Before 1855
Classmark:  HL HU f MS Am 1301 (114)
Contributor:  Faraday Project
Faraday4696u
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  Edward Magrath
Date:  Before 1855
Classmark:  YUL Eng. Misc. MSS 753, Box 9
Contributor:  Faraday Project
FVM-00148
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller?
To:  Algae Australes?
Date:  1855
Classmark:  C41.2, Library, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
DCP-LETT-1627
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Francis Galton
Date:  1 Jan [1855]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/3)
Summary:  

Thanks FG for book [The art of travel (1855)].

Is looking for a house in London for a month.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
Herschel9190
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  William Whewell
Date:  [1855?]
Classmark:  TC, Camb. Add.Ms.a. 21634
Summary:  

Urges WW to write to 'S' [Adam Sedgwick?]. Only in this way can there be a restoration of good relations after the quarrel between S. and WW.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
JHC1331
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  George Bentham
Date:  ?-?-1855?
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/2 f.115, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
JHC1332
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  George Bentham
Date:  ?-?-1855?
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/2 f.116, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

4 page letter over 1 folio.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
JHC1418
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Miles Joseph Berkeley
Date:  ?-?-1855?
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/2 f.214, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
JHC1419
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Miles Joseph Berkeley
Date:  ?-?-1855?
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/2 f.215, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

A one page letter to Miles Berkeley.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
Herschel6785
From:  William Rutter Dawes
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [2 January 1855]
Classmark:  RS:HS 6.102
Summary:  

Is grateful for the gift of the instrument and hopes to put it to good use. Will report on it when he has mastered its use. Hopes the country air is improving JH's health.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday2930
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  Arthur Young
Date:  3 January 1855
Classmark:  WIHM MS FALF
Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel7873
From:  Henry Warburton
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [7 January 1855]
Classmark:  RS:HS 18.77
Summary:  

Corrects calculations relating to arbitrary constants in HW's previous letters. Encourages JH to avail himself of this information in second edition [of Examples of Finite Differences (1820)] .

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel613
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Margaret Brodie Herschel
Date:  [8 January 1855]
Classmark:  JHS 1.5
Summary:  

Mostly about the health of MH and several of the children, and about JH's health.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel8752
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  William Parsons (Lord Rosse)
Date:  [8 January 1855]
Classmark:  Rosse Papers K2.5
Summary:  

Would WP accept the presidency of the Photographic Society? Describes that society.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel13170
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Charles Edward Trevelyan
Date:  [8 January 1855]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0485.1; Reel 1055
Summary:  

Submits estimates of silver losses expected by Mint from Apr. 1855 to Mar. 1856.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel7874
From:  Henry Warburton
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [9 January 1855]
Classmark:  RS:HS 18.78
Summary:  

Relative to previous letter [see HW's 1855-1-7], HW found two possible equations, due to ambiguity of signs.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
DCP-LETT-1628
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  John William Lubbock, 3d baronet
Date:  10 Jan [1855]
Classmark:  The Royal Society (LUB: D21)
Summary:  

Reports that his intercession with Folliott Baugh [Rector of Chelsfield, Kent] has had no effect. Baugh still believes Farnborough’s rights have not been attended to if entire fund is applied to the school at Down.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-1626
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  10 Jan [1855]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (110)
Summary:  

Discusses views of Daniel Sharpe on foliation and cleavage. Recalls his own previous discussion [in South America].

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
FVM-00149
From:  John Moore
To:  Ferdinand von Mueller
Date:  10 January 1855
Classmark:  No. 65, unit 2, p. 15, VPRS 2814 outward registered correspondence, VA 856 Colonial Secretary's Office, Public Record Office, Victoria
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project