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To T. C. Eyton   24 January 1869

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Has heard that book by Alphonse M[ilne]-Edwards [? Recherches anatomiques et paléontologiques, 4 vols. (1867–71)] is excellent.

Asks when horns appear on young male fallow deer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Campbell Eyton
Date:  24 Jan 1869
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.359)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6573

From Archibald McNeill   24 January 1869

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Answer to CD’s query as to whether horns on deer are for use or ornament. [See Descent 2: 252–3.]

Author:  Archibald McNeill
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 83: 175–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6574

From C. F. Claus   24 January 1869

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Sends a paper on reproductive modes of Leptodera ["Organisation und Fortpflanzen von Leptodera", Schr. Ges. Beförd. Naturw. Marburg (1869)].

Criticises Ernst Haeckel’s work as too unripe and enthusiastic.

Asks CD for some specimens of cirripedes in pupal stage for a work in progress.

Author:  Carl Friedrich Claus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 161: 176
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6575
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Hermann Müller

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Hermann (Heinrich Ludwig Hermann) Müller, was born in Mühlberg near Erfurt in 1829. He was the younger brother of Fritz Müller (1822–97). Following the completion of his secondary education at Erfurt in 1848, he studied natural sciences at Halle and Berlin…

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  • … Hermann (Heinrich Ludwig Hermann) Müller, was born in Mühlberg near Erfurt in 1829. He was the …

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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  • … unfriendly attitude of England gives us much concern.   124   … playing off one portion …
  • … 123 A GRAY TO DE CANDOLLE, 16 DEC 1861 124 A GRAY TO ENGELMANN, 20 FEB 1862 …

Leith

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What to take

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  • … A friend from Darwin's time at Edinburgh suggests books and equipment to take on the voyage. …

The Darwin and Human Nature film series

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We chose four films to cover a broad chronology from the early 19th to the early 20th century; and a range of themes, including teaching Darwinism, slavery and race, degeneration in Victorian society, the boundaries between normal and abnormal in the…

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  • … Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft.  USA 1980. 124 mins, b/w. Monday 29 October …

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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  • … [R. Owen 1855b] Brisson’s ornithologia 1760 124  [Brisson 1760]. Catesby Nat. Hist …
  • … 123  CD deleted this entry in ink. 124  CD deleted this entry in ink. …
  • … de la Société Géologique de   France  2: 91–124.  119: 3a Prévost, Jean Louis and Dumas …

St George Jackson Mivart

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In the second half of 1874, Darwin’s peace was disturbed by an anonymous article in the Quarterly Review suggesting that his son George was opposed to the institution of marriage and in favour of ‘unrestrained licentiousness’. Darwin suspected, correctly,…

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  • … December 1874 .) A reply soon came from Mivart . 124 Gower Street | W.C. Dec 20th …
  • … letter : again, Darwin did not see this.   124 Gower St W.C. Dec. 24th 1874. …

Darwin in letters, 1837–1843: The London years to 'natural selection'

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The seven-year period following Darwin's return to England from the Beagle voyage was one of extraordinary activity and productivity in which he became recognised as a naturalist of outstanding ability, as an author and editor, and as a professional…

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  • … 1837 and Cannon 1961). In the  Autobiography  (p. 124) Darwin says that before Origin  was …
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