Document Reference NumberMS 223
TitleManuscript letter from the Reverend Sir John Charles William Herschel, 3rd Bart. (1869-1950), dated 22 August 1922, sent to the Doncaster Gazette and correcting some mis-statements in an article on his great-grandfather, Sir William Herschel (1738-1822), the astronomer, published on 18 August; together with a newspaper cutting (probably also from the Gazette), dated in manuscript 19 October 1933 and signed in manuscript "G. W. B.".
DescriptionThe cutting contains a review of Lady Constance A. Lubbock's The Herschel Chronicle which refers to the letter of 1922, pointing out that Lady Lubbock (1855?-1939, J. C. W. Herschel's aunt) supported the points made in the letter.
LevelFonds
Date1922
Extent2 items
OtherNumber710880
AccessStatusAvailable for general access
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