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Faraday4634u
From:  Benjamin Collins Brodie
To:  Michael Faraday
Date:  Before 1862
Classmark:  RI MS Conybeare Album, f.21
Contributor:  Faraday Project
DCP-LETT-3368
From:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
To:  Emma Darwin
Date:  [Jan 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 170.1: 9
Summary:  

Trying to persuade CD to visit JL.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
Herschel14717
From:  Mr. Abinger
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1862?]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0917.1; Reel 1083
Summary:  

Requests donation to hospital.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel7659
From:  George Biddell Airy
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1862-1 to 1862-8]
Classmark:  RAS:JH Archive 12/1.1.13; Reel 10
Summary:  

Not surprised that actual costs [of publishing JH's catalogue of nebulae] departed from estimates. Reports vote by [R.S.L.] committee. Does not believe publication will be expensive.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6499
From:  Matthew Collins
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1862-1]
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.265
Summary:  

Is glad his article on central forces pleased him. Sends one of his latest solutions. Would like a few lines by way of a testimonial. Has been unfortunate when applying for positions as he has lacked support.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6672
From:  Henry C. Criswick
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  1862
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.376
Summary:  

Is grateful that he has been allowed to dedicate his book to JH. Will incorporate the suggestions.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday4116
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  Ernst Becker
Date:  1 January 1862
Classmark:  RI MS F1 F1
Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel10264
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  William Robert Grove
Date:  1862
Classmark:  RS:HS 23.379
Summary:  

Thanks for JG's Correlation of Physical Forces; JH is still uncertain about the nature of heat.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
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DCP-LETT-3373
From:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Jan 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 5
Summary:  

Sends plant specimens. William Borrer will be glad to send seeds.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
JHC1348
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  George Bentham
Date:  ?-?-1862?
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/2 f.138, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

Undated letter of four pages over 1 folio.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
Herschel12825
From:  Henry Michael Jenkins
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1862 to 1868]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0232.1; Reel 1054
Summary:  

[Printed notice] Solicitation by Geological Society of contributions for Charles Nichols, 22-year member who has 'fallen into...difficulty.'

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel4532
From:  John Lee
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1862]
Classmark:  Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (107)
Summary:  

Discusses plans for a hot-air balloon.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6240
From:  John Lee
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1862]
Classmark:  Harvard: Houghton AAH 67m-67 (107)
Summary:  

Receives report from Crystal Palace concerning balloon test.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel7679
From:  John Lee
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1862?]
Classmark:  RAS:JH Archive 12/1.3.14 verso; Reel 10
Summary:  

Notes on trapping air at different elevations [during balloon ascent]. G. B. Airy and JH will be absent. W. H. Sykes will arrive this evening. Will make another ascent Monday.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel7667
From:  William Watkiss Lloyd
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1862?]
Classmark:  RAS:JH Archive 12/1.2.12 verso; Reel 10
Summary:  

Brings coincidence to JH's attention. Believes WL's essay was 'worthy of a better fate.'

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel11996
From:  D. C. E. van Monckhoven
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1862]
Classmark:  RS:HS 12.358
Summary:  

Sending an incomplete copy of the fourth edition of his own book [Traité général de photographie] on photography, which he would like to dedicate to JH.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
DCP-LETT-3372
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Charles Édouard Brown-Séquard
Date:  2 Jan [1862]
Classmark:  Royal College of Physicians of London (MS-BROWC/981/96)
Summary:  

Pleased to hear through Miss Pennington that CEB-S intends to review Origin in a French journal. Suggests 3d ed. as this will soon appear in French translation. Does not expect perfect agreement on so complex a subject as descent.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-3370
From:  John Brodie Innes
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Jan [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 167.1: 7
Summary:  

Quiz has been sent off to Down.

JBI will leave for Scotland on Monday.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-3388
From:  Henry Holland
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [3–14] Jan [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 166.2: 238
Summary:  

Condolences on death of Charlotte Langton [née Wedgwood].

Is waiting to hear from Lord Tankerville [see 3339].

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-3371
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  John Brodie Innes
Date:  [3] Jan [1862]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Summary:  

Quiz arrived safely.

CD’s three sons are in bed with bad colds.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project