Item 123 - Letter from John Herschel

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Letter from John Herschel


  • 14 Jan. 1866 (Creation)

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Collingwood - Macmillan are to publish JH's translation of Homer's 'Iliad' and he wishes to dedicate it to WW. On WW's suggestion he sent books one and two to Prof. Arnold [Matthew Arnold]. Bella [Isabella Herschel] 'never ceases talking of you and Mrs. Douglas's [Stair Douglas] kindness to her at Lowestoft'. JH has had another severe attack of bronchitis.

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