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From A. R. Wallace   30 January 1869

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Argues that [general variability] of species, not single variations or sports, is basis for modification and adaptation to new conditions.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 106: B75–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6583

From David Forbes   30 January 1869

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DF’s opinion of Gustav Jenzsch’s book [Mikroskopische Flora und Fauna (1868)]. Encloses extract of a letter from Ferdinand Zirkel also mentioning Jenzsch’s work.

Author:  David Forbes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 143–143/2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6584
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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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  • … than the Bishop of Oxford does. DARWIN:   130   I heartily wish I could sympathise …
  • … 129  JD HOOKER TO C DARWIN, 10 MARCH 1862 130  C DARWIN TO JD HOOKER, 7 MARCH 1862 …

Barnburgh

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Scattering fast

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  • … A Cambridge friend rejoices in Darwin's appointment on the voyage and sends news of fellow …

Darwin and Down

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Charles and Emma Darwin, with their first two children, settled at Down House in the village of Down (later ‘Downe’) in Kent, as a young family in 1842.   The house came with eighteen acres of land, and a fifteen acre meadow.  The village combined the…

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  • … fieldwork. Altogether, Darwin wrote fifteen books and 130 scientific papers while he was …

Syms Covington

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When Charles Darwin embarked on the Beagle in 1831 Syms Covington was ‘fiddler & boy to Poop-cabin’. Covington died in 1861 reportedly 47 years old, so he would have been 17; although if he was the Simon Covington born in Bedford on 30 January 1809,…

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  • … in 1841 he married Eliza Twyford at Stroud, New South Wales, 130 miles north of Sydney, where there …

John Murray

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Darwin's most famous book On the origin of species by means of natural selection (Origin) was published on 22 November 1859. The publisher was John Murray, who specialised in non-fiction, particularly politics, travel and science, and had published…

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  • … more slowly than  Insectivorous plants , but even so only 130 were left by the end of 1875 ( …

Darwin’s hothouse and lists of hothouse plants

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Towards the end of 1862, Darwin resolved to build a small hothouse at Down House, for ‘experimental purposes’ (see Correspondence vol. 10, letter to J. D. Hooker, 24 December [1862], and volume 10, letter to Thomas Rivers, 15 January 1863). The decision…

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  • … list is headed ‘Stove Plants’, and itemises more than 130 species and  their associated orders or …
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