Reference numberHS/10/316
TitleLetter, from Thomas Best Jervis to Sir John Herschel, dated at Cape Town
CreatorThomas Best Jervis
DescriptionAutograph letter signed by sender. Hopes he received his Essay on the Primitive Standard. Arrived at Simon's Town on Tuesday and hopes to call on John Frederick William Herschel before he departs.
Place originCape Town, South Africa
Origin coordinatesA33.925278, 18.423889
Access statusOpen
URL descriptionAlso available on Epsilon
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6251Jervis; Thomas Best (1794 - 1857)1794 - 1857
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer1792 - 1871
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