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From George Cupples   11 January 1869

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Writing to friends on CD’s behalf about deer: T. T. Wright, Archibald McNeill.

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 161: 288
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6548
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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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  • … real objections against [my] views. DARWIN:  111   Withrespect to Design, I feel …
  • … IN  C DARWIN TO A GRAY, 17 FEBRUARY 1861 111  C DARWIN TO A GRAY, 11 DECEMBER 1861 …

The Mount, Shrewsbury

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Letters from home

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  • … Darwin writes in preparation for the voyage, and his father and sisters write with news from home …

Orchids

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Sources|Discussion Questions|Experiment A project to follow On the Origin of Species Darwin began to observe English orchids and collect specimens from abroad in the years immediately following the publication of On the Origin of Species. Examining…

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  • … a specimen of Angraecum sequipedale which has a nectary 111 inches long. He speculates that …

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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  • … Zoolog. Soc. Vol IV P. 5. Chimpanzee [?R. Owen 1859]— 111  Huxley says I ought to read …
  • … a catalogue (Vilmorin-Andrieux 1851–7). 111  CD marked this entry with ‘O’ in pencil. …

Controversy

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The best-known controversies over Darwinian theory took place in public or in printed reviews. Many of these were highly polemical, presenting an over-simplified picture of the disputes. Letters, however, show that the responses to Darwin were extremely…

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  • … Darwin is annoyed at Owen’s malignity [ Edinburgh Rev. 111 (1860): 487–532]. …

The Lyell–Lubbock dispute

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In May 1865 a dispute arose between John Lubbock and Charles Lyell when Lubbock, in his book Prehistoric times, accused Lyell of plagiarism. The dispute caused great dismay among many of their mutual scientific friends, some of whom took immediate action…

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  • … and 8 June 1865 (Imperial College, Huxley papers 6: 108, 111). 30. Letter from John …

List of correspondents

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Below is a list of Darwin's correspondents with the number of letters for each one. Click on a name to see the letters Darwin exchanged with that correspondent.    "A child of God" (1) Abberley,…

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  • … (4) Müller, Fritz (111) Müller, Hermann …
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