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DCP-LETT-4726
From:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1863–6?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B34
Summary:  

Has signed for the shares. Fears CD’s "good time" has not lasted long.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
Herschel7746
From:  George Biddell Airy
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1 January 1863]
Classmark:  RAS:JH Archive 13/3.98 verso; Reel 10
Summary:  

Invites JH to R.A.S. dinner on 9 Jan. to meet Sir G. C. Lewis.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday4282
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  Edward William Cooke
Date:  1 January 1863
Classmark:  SI D MS 554 A
Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel9537
From:  Robert FitzRoy
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  1863
Classmark:  unknown
Summary:  

Ideas respecting gravitating lunisolar action on the atmosphere—as apart from that of heat or other influence.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel3620
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  [R.S.L. Council]
Date:  [1863?]
Classmark:  RS RR.5.7
Summary:  

Reports on and believes fit for publication paper [R.S.P.T., 153, 309-] by G. B. Airy on diurnal irregularities of terrestrial magnetism.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel1536
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Edward William Brayley
Date:  [1 January 1863]
Classmark:  APS B.H435p.21 (C: RS:HS 24.1)
Summary:  

JH criticizes [Robert] Mallet's views on the nature of earthquakes and the upheaval of the earth.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel1153
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Robert FitzRoy
Date:  1863 or later
Classmark:  RS:HS 25.14.10
Summary:  

Remains unconvinced by RF's ideas on gravitating lunisolar action on the atmosphere.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel888
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  John Herschel (son)
Date:  [1863?]
Classmark:  JHS 5.8b
Summary:  

A short note to comment on photographs son John has sent; also inquires about prospects for the India survey John has discussed.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel10558
From:  Henry Holland
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1863]
Classmark:  RS:HS 9.435
Summary:  

Received JH's translation of fourth book of Iliad. Will return it with comments in a few days. Attended two or three excellent lectures by JH's son. HH needs to balance mental efforts with more physical activity.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
JHC1132
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Dr Thomas Anderson
Date:  ?-?-1863
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/1 f.61-62, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

Letter dated 1863, over two pages.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
JHC1177
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Professor Charles Cardale Babington
Date:  ?-?-1863?
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/1 f.141, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
JHC1447
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Miles Joseph Berkeley
Date:  --1863?
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/2 f.245, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
JHC1449
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Miles Joseph Berkeley
Date:  --1863?
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/2 f.248, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

A letter from Joseph Hooker to Miles Berkeley.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
JHC1453
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Miles Joseph Berkeley
Date:  --1863?
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/2 f.253, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

Joseph Hooker writes to Miles Berkeley to invite him to stay with Hooker at Kew and attend a Linnaean Society lecture given by Thomas Huxley on aphides. Also states that he will introduce Berkeley at the Royal Society when Hooker takes the Chair.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
JHC1454
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Miles Joseph Berkeley
Date:  --1863?
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/2 f.254, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

Joseph Hooker writes to Miles Berkeley to explain the timing of a Royal Society meeting in which Berkeley is to be awarded the Royal Medal. Mentions that William Henslow Hooker has returned to school and will travelled to Hastings.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
Faraday4283
From:  Michael Faraday
To:  Peter Henry Berthon
Date:  2 January 1863
Classmark:  Parliamentary Papers, 1863 (216) LXIII, p.6-7
Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel9538
From:  Camille Flammarion
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [2 January 1863]
Classmark:  RS:HS 7.267
Summary:  

Sending a little work on the philosophy of astronomy [Pluralité des mondes habités].

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
DCP-LETT-3897
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Asa Gray
Date:  2 Jan [1863]
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (56)
Summary:  

Thanks AG for Cypripedium and Mitchella.

Plans to investigate pollination of Cypripedium.

Has finished Linum paper [Collected papers 2: 93–105].

Would welcome facts on "bud-variations".

Hears that Cinchona is dimorphic.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
Herschel11997
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  D. C. E. van Monckhoven
Date:  [2 January 1863]
Classmark:  RS:HS 12.359 & 24.2
Summary:  

Is honored by DM's letter and proposal to dedicate his book [Traité général de photographie] to JH. Points out some errors of attribution he would like incorporated if not too late. Pass on his good wishes to J. A. F. Plateau.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel10557
From:  Henry Holland
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  2 January [1863]
Classmark:  RS:HS 9.434
Summary:  

Received manuscript of JH's translation of third book of Iliad.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project