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Herschel6666
From:  Henry Coxwell
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.369
Summary:  

Thanks for letter. Regarding the use of oxygen when ballooning. Comments on other aspects of high altitude flight.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel11565
From:  James Liddell
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [4 January 1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 11.483
Summary:  

Sending his observations on the effect of the moon on the earth's atmosphere.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6600
From:  Louis Marie Joseph, Comte de Chevigny
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [7 January 1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.337
Summary:  

Has received his letter and the sheets of the translations. Comments on this and outlines further plans for translating.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6307
From:  Samuel Birch
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [9 January 1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.68
Summary:  

Regarding the structure and surface of the moon as revealed by stereoscopic photography.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6665
From:  Henry Coxwell
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [11 January 1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.368
Summary:  

Has been reading JH's letter of 1862 concerning aerial flight and would welcome any hints or suggestions from JH on this subject.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel14075
From:  Henry Anthony Jeffreys
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [15 January 1866]
Classmark:  TxU:H/M-0296.1; Reel 1087
Summary:  

JH's solution is perfectly satisfactory.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel4345
From:  Angelo Secchi
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [15 January 1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 15.416
Summary:  

Rome College honors JH as one of the most important figures in science. AS praises the contributions of the Herschel family to science. Will send observations of Rome Observatory for 1865.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6309
From:  Samuel Birch
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [16 January 1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.70
Summary:  

Further regarding his own theories on the surface of the moon as revealed by photography.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel2265
From:  George Rümker
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [16 January 1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 14.509
Summary:  

Sends observations of circumpolar nebulae originally published in the Astronomische Nachrichten. Hopes calculating their motion will eventually be possible. Wants JH's opinion on GR's work.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel11443
From:  John Lubbock
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [17 January 1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 11.356
Summary:  

Has seen JH's nephew and will be pleased to sign his certificate. His instinct and reason are against dating Stonehenge as post-Roman.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel4625
From:  John Couch Adams
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [19 January 1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 1.9
Summary:  

Asking JH to send a few encouraging lines to George Rümker, director of the Hamburg Observatory, on his memoir 'Circumpolar nebeln.'

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel4236
From:  B. W. S. Vallack
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [25 January 1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 17.416
Summary:  

Thanks JH for corrections to the mirrors of his telescope. Says the telescope finally gives 'a satisfactory view of Saturn.' Discusses the lenses for BV's binocular telescope. Thinks photography could benefit from binocular vision.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel11550
From:  William E. H. Lecky
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [26 January 1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 11.467
Summary:  

Has just written to Longman's to say how pleased he will be if Miss Kerth translates his book into French. Regrets delay, but has been travelling in Italy.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6397
From:  Julia Margaret Cameron
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [28 January 1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.162
Summary:  

Sending some of her photographs. Has won medals for her efforts but would like JH's opinion so it can be quoted. Has been very busy with photographic work. Her son has gone to Ceylon and she now has no children in the house.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6472
From:  James Challis
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [29 January 1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.240
Summary:  

Sending a certificate proposing Professor William Selwyn; would JH add qualifications, sign it and send it on to G. B. Airy.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel10516
From:  John R. Hind
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [30 January 1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 9.393
Summary:  

Thinks that E. W. L. Tempel's comet may be connected with that of Biela. Comments on this.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel3510
From:  John Tyndall
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1866?]-2
Classmark:  RS:HS 17.399c
Summary:  

Corrects misinformation about refraction and dispersion of mercury ethyl and mercury methyl.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel4091
From:  Isaac Todhunter
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [2 February 1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 17.357
Summary:  

Makes suggestions for the solution to the three point probability problem using integrals of infinity.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel11166
From:  Ernst F. W. Klinkerfues
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [8 February 1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 11.56
Summary:  

Sending a pamphlet on the quality of refracted light. Hopes JH will communicate it to the R.S.L.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel4160
From:  B. W. S. Vallack
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [12 February 1866]
Classmark:  RS:HS 17.417a
Summary:  

Responds to JH's criticisms of his binocular telescope plans.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project