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To Karl von Scherzer   24 January [1876]

Summary

Thanks for KHvS’s book [La province de Smyrne (1873)].

Discusses possible meeting.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Karl von Scherzer
Date:  24 Jan [1876]
Classmark:  John Hay Library, Brown University (Albert E. Lownes Manuscript Collection, Ms. 84.2 (Box 3, Folder 38))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10364

To Karl von Scherzer   22 September 1876

Summary

Thanks for sending Moritz Wagner’s letter and his essays [on "Der Naturprocess der Artbildung" in Das Ausland (1875)]. Will read them and write to Wagner when his health is better.

Declines to receive Scherzer at Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Karl von Scherzer
Date:  22 Sept 1876
Classmark:  Smithsonian Libraries (Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology MSS 405 A. Gift of the Burndy Library)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10613

To Karl von Scherzer   24 December 1876

Summary

Thanks for volume on craniology

and for suggestion to Austrian Government that CD receive volumes on Novara voyage.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Karl von Scherzer
Date:  24 Dec 1876
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10733

To Karl von Scherzer   13 February 1877

Summary

Has read a large part of the Novara voyage [Narrative of the circumnavigation of the globe by the Austrian frigate "Novara" (1861–3)] with pleasure. CD was particularly interested in the scandalous French behaviour at Tahiti.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Karl von Scherzer
Date:  13 Feb 1877
Classmark:  University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center (Joseph Halle Schaffner collection, box 1, folder 2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10843

To Karl von Scherzer   14 May [1877]

Summary

Received Moritz Wagner’s essays [Das Ausland (May 1875)] and sent him a long letter [10643] disagreeing with his views because they do not explain adaptation.

Thanks for Büchner’s essay [Die Darwin’sche Theorie, 4th ed. (1876)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Karl von Scherzer
Date:  14 May [1877]
Classmark:  Uppsala University Library: Manuscripts and Music (Waller Ms gb-00526)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10961

To Karl von Scherzer?   4 January 1878

Summary

Discusses dates when he might meet the prince (Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria) in London, or perhaps the Prince might visit Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Karl von Scherzer
Date:  4 Jan 1878
Classmark:  Swann Auction Galleries (dealers) (11 October 2007)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11311F

To Karl von Scherzer   1 April 1878

Summary

Glad to hear of Ernst Haeckel’s reception in Vienna.

R. Virchow’s address ["Liberty of science", Nature 17 (1877–8): 72–4, 92–4, 111–13] very arrogant.

Sorry to hear of death of Arthur Lane.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Karl von Scherzer
Date:  1 Apr 1878
Classmark:  University of Southern California Libraries, Special Collections, Feuchtwanger Memorial Library (Collection no. 0204, Lion Feuchtwanger papers, Box 01)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11460

To Karl von Scherzer   26 April 1878

Summary

Congratulates correspondent on appointment to important post.

Leaving tomorrow for visit [with William Darwin].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Karl von Scherzer
Date:  26 Apr 1878
Classmark:  John Hay Library, Brown University (Albert E. Lownes manuscript collection, MS.84.2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11485

To Karl von Scherzer   26 December 1879

Summary

What a foolish idea seems to prevail in Germany on the connection between Socialism and Evolution through Natural Selection.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Karl von Scherzer
Date:  26 Dec 1879
Classmark:  LL 3: 237
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12370F

To Karl von Scherzer   25 October 1868

Summary

Thanks KvS for information about expression.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Karl von Scherzer
Date:  25 Oct 1868
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.356)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6429
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