The account of Dr Balfour <3> of the effect of the moon on the human body in India, occupies the first 34 pages of the 8th vol. of Asiatic Researches (London Edition)–
H. F. Talbot
(Fraunhofer, Bestimmung &c. p. 221)
J.F.W. Herschel Esq’
56 Devonshire Street
1. Written in WHFT’s hand.
2. 31 Sackville Street, London residence of the Feildings, often used as a London base by WHFT.
3. Dr John Hutton Balfour (1808–1884), Scottish botanist, Asiatick researches, or, Transactions of the society instituted in Bengal, for inquiring into the history and antiquities, the arts, sciences, and literature of Asia.
4. Joseph von Fraunhofer (1787–1826), optician, Munich.
5. Towards the end of the spectrum, in the Red, a line is visible, that is not very bright, its light is as strongly refracted as the light of the bright Orange Lines of Lamplight. Fraunhofer, Bestimmung des Brechungs–und Farbenzerstreuungs–Vermögens verschiedener Glasarten in Bezug auf die Vervollkommnung achromatischer Fernröhre (Munich: Burndy, 1817).