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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

From Karl von Scherzer   21 November 1867

Summary

Sends copy of book containing measurements taken of individuals of different races during voyage of Novara [Karl Heinrich von Scherzer, ed., Reise der Fregatte "Novara", Anthropologischer Theil (1867)].

Asks for scientific advice concerning newly planned expedition.

Says Carl Vogt plans to use data from book in lectures.

Author:  Karl von Scherzer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Nov 1867
Classmark:  DAR 177: 49
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5691

From Karl von Scherzer   20 October 1868

Summary

Describes departure of expedition to China, Japan, and South America.

Copy of CD’s queries provided to expedition.

Invites CD to make suggestions for scientific work to be carried out.

Author:  Karl von Scherzer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Oct 1868
Classmark:  DAR 177: 50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6425

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

From Karl Scherzer   28 May 1871

Summary

Craniological part of Novara voyage report is done.

Expresses his satisfaction at CD’s election as a Foreign Honorary Member of the Academy of Sciences, Vienna.

Author:  Karl von Scherzer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 May 1871
Classmark:  DAR 177: 51
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9998
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