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From James Paget   [1869]

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"I enclose a note from Lord Fitzwilliam about his horse with zebra-marks. The case seems as striking as I believed."

Author:  James Paget, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1869]
Classmark:  Paget ed. 1901, p. 408
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6533

From Vladimir Onofrievich Kovalevsky   [January–March 1869]

Summary

Has written to Moscow about translations of Origin. Wishes to translate additions to the fifth English edition and print them as a supplement.

Pleased by CD’s high opinion of Alexander Kovalevsky.

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Jan–Mar 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 169: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6541

From William Erasmus Darwin   [January 1869]

Summary

A list of investments presumably belonging to CD.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Jan 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 262.11: 6 (EH 88206193)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6541A

From W. E. Darwin   [1869–75]

Summary

Sends a letter from Capt Forrest, recommending a Mr Knight.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1869–75]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 54)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9224F

From W. S. Dallas?   [1869–75]

Summary

Criticises details of style and tone in Origin [5th ed.].

Author:  Charles Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1869–75]
Classmark:  DAR 69: A50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9794
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Dramatisation script

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Re: Design – Adaptation of the Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Asa Gray and others… by Craig Baxter – as performed 25 March 2007

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  • … all forces are), therefore they are undirected…  101   Streams flowing over a sloping plain… …
  • … MONTHLY FOR JULY, AUGUST AND OCTOBER, 1860 101 GRAY’S ARTICLE IN THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, …

Canary Islands

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'Canary scheme'

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  • … Letters about preparing for an unrealised, research trip to the Canary Islands before Darwin was …

Darwin’s reading notebooks

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In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to read in Notebook C (Notebooks, pp. 319–28). In 1839, these lists were copied and continued in separate notebooks. The first of these reading notebooks (DAR 119…

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  • … anatomy of ornithoryhnchus & Ostrich 100 Fanny H. 101  recommends me to read …

'An Appeal' against animal cruelty

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The four-page pamphlet transcribed below and entitled 'An Appeal', was composed jointly by Emma and Charles Darwin (see letter from Emma Darwin to W. D. Fox, [29 September 1863]). The pamphlet, which protested against the cruelty of steel vermin…

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  • … Classed account books (Down House MS)). In Descent 1: 101, he argued that sympathy for animals …
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