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From Alfred Russel Wallace   20 January 1869

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Dedication of Malay Archipelago to CD.

Comments on scientific papers.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 106: B73–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6561
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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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  • … in an alphabetical listing of books read. This notebook (DAR 120) is a catalogue, arranged …
  • … 1851 M. Edwards. Introduction Zoolog. Generales 1851 120  [Milne-Edwards 1851]. …

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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  • … I ought to stick to Orchids. GRAY:   120   I am no abolitionist, but if the rebels …
  • … 119  C DARWIN TO A GRAY, 21 JULY 1861 120 A GRAY TO JD HOOKER, 10 JUNE 1861 …

17 Spring Gardens, London

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Darwin in London preparing for the voyage

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  • … Darwin is living in London persuading Fitzroy to accept him on the voyage and preparing clothing, …

George Robert Waterhouse

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George Waterhouse was born on 6 March 1810 in Somers Town, North London. His father was a solicitor’s clerk and an amateur lepidopterist. George was educated from 1821-24 at Koekelberg near Brussels. On his return he worked for a time as an apprentice to…

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  • … at the museum of the Zoological Society of London, earning £120 per year. In 1838, Waterhouse …

Books on the Beagle

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‘Considering the limited disposable space in so very small a ship, we contrived to carry more instruments and books than one would readily suppose could be stowed away in dry and secure places’. So wrote Captain FitzRoy in the Narrative (2: 18). CD, in his…

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  • … Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London  120 (1830): 399–414. ( Red notebook , …
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