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To W. D. Fox   [1 April 1830]

Summary

CD will remain in Cambridge during the whole vacation.

J. F. Stephens has been ill; hence no recent publications.

Has seen a good deal of J. S. Henslow.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [1 Apr 1830]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 28)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-79

Matches: 1 hit

  • … frequented the house, and the like’ (Galton 1874, p.  47). Fellow Commoners (aristocrats …

To William Baxter or W. W. Baxter   8 December [1842–81]

Summary

Orders large pot of spermaceti ointment.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter; William Baxter
Date:  8 Dec 1842 or 8 Dec 1843 or 8 Dec 1844 or 8 Dec 1845 or 8 Dec 1846 or 8 Dec 1847 or 8 Dec 1848 or 8 Dec 1849 or 8 Dec 1850 or 8 Dec 1851 or 8 Dec 1852 or 8 Dec 1853 or 8 Dec 1854 or 8 Dec 1855 or 8 Dec 1856 or 8 Dec 1857 or 8 Dec 1858 or 8 Dec 1859 or 8 Dec 1860 or 8 Dec 1861 or 8 Dec 1862 or 8 Dec 1863 or 8 Dec 1864 or 8 Dec 1865 or 8 Dec 1866 or 8 Dec 1867 or 8 Dec 1868 or 8 Dec 1869 or 8 Dec 1870 or 8 Dec 1871 or 8 Dec 1872 or 8 Dec 1873 or 8 Dec 1874 or 8 Dec 1875 or 8 Dec 1876 or 8 Dec 1877 or 8 Dec 1878 or 8 Dec 1879 or 8 Dec 1880 or 8 Dec 1881
Classmark:  University of Otago, Special Collections (MS 49)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11271F

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To William Baxter or W. W. Baxter?   2 [October 1842 – March 1882]

Summary

Requests some carbonate of ammonia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter; William Baxter
Date:  2 Jan 1843 or 2 Feb 1843 or 2 Mar 1843 or 2 Apr 1843 or 2 May 1843 or 2 June 1843 or 2 July 1843 or 2 Aug 1843 or 2 Sept 1843 or 2 Oct 1843 or 2 Nov 1843 or 2 Dec 1843 or 2 Jan 1844 or 2 Feb 1844 or 2 Mar 1844 or 2 Apr 1844 or 2 May 1844 or 2 June 1844 or 2 July 1844 or 2 Aug 1844 or 2 Sept 1844 or 2 Oct 1844 or 2 Nov 1844 or 2 Dec 1844 or 2 Jan 1845 or 2 Feb 1845 or 2 Mar 1845 or 2 Apr 1845 or 2 May 1845 or 2 June 1845 or 2 July 1845 or 2 Aug 1845 or 2 Sept 1845 or 2 Oct 1845 or 2 Nov 1845 or 2 Dec 1845 or 2 Jan 1846 or 2 Feb 1846 or 2 Mar 1846 or 2 Apr 1846 or 2 May 1846 or 2 June 1846 or 2 July 1846 or 2 Aug 1846 or 2 Sept 1846 or 2 Oct 1846 or 2 Nov 1846 or 2 Dec 1846 or 2 Jan 1847 or 2 Feb 1847 or 2 Mar 1847 or 2 Apr 1847 or 2 May 1847 or 2 June 1847 or 2 July 1847 or 2 Aug 1847 or 2 Sept 1847 or 2 Oct 1847 or 2 Nov 1847 or 2 Dec 1847 or 2 Jan 1848 or 2 Feb 1848 or 2 Mar 1848 or 2 Apr 1848 or 2 May 1848 or 2 June 1848 or 2 July 1848 or 2 Aug 1848 or 2 Sept 1848 or 2 Oct 1848 or 2 Nov 1848 or 2 Dec 1848 or 2 Jan 1849 or 2 Feb 1849 or 2 Mar 1849 or 2 Apr 1849 or 2 May 1849 or 2 June 1849 or 2 July 1849 or 2 Aug 1849 or 2 Sept 1849 or 2 Oct 1849 or 2 Nov 1849 or 2 Dec 1849 or 2 Jan 1850 or 2 Feb 1850 or 2 Mar 1850 or 2 Apr 1850 or 2 May 1850 or 2 June 1850 or 2 July 1850 or 2 Aug 1850 or 2 Sept 1850 or 2 Oct 1850 or 2 Nov 1850 or 2 Dec 1850 or 2 Jan 1851 or 2 Feb 1851 or 2 Mar 1851 or 2 Apr 1851 or 2 May 1851 or 2 June 1851 or 2 July 1851 or 2 Aug 1851 or 2 Sept 1851 or 2 Oct 1851 or 2 Nov 1851 or 2 Dec 1851 or 2 Jan 1852 or 2 Feb 1852 or 2 Mar 1852 or 2 Apr 1852 or 2 May 1852 or 2 June 1852 or 2 July 1852 or 2 Aug 1852 or 2 Sept 1852 or 2 Oct 1852 or 2 Nov 1852 or 2 Dec 1852 or 2 Jan 1853 or 2 Feb 1853 or 2 Mar 1853 or 2 Apr 1853 or 2 May 1853 or 2 June 1853 or 2 July 1853 or 2 Aug 1853 or 2 Sept 1853 or 2 Oct 1853 or 2 Nov 1853 or 2 Dec 1853 or 2 Jan 1854 or 2 Feb 1854 or 2 Mar 1854 or 2 Apr 1854 or 2 May 1854 or 2 June 1854 or 2 July 1854 or 2 Aug 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Classmark:  Dept of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation, University of Rochester
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8132

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To J. D. Hooker   22 [1843–82]

Summary

Discusses books returned

and invites him to Down for a few days.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  22 Jan 1843 or 22 Feb 1843 or 22 Mar 1843 or 22 Apr 1843 or 22 May 1843 or 22 June 1843 or 22 July 1843 or 22 Aug 1843 or 22 Sept 1843 or 22 Oct 1843 or 22 Nov 1843 or 22 Dec 1843 or 22 Jan 1844 or 22 Feb 1844 or 22 Mar 1844 or 22 Apr 1844 or 22 May 1844 or 22 June 1844 or 22 July 1844 or 22 Aug 1844 or 22 Sept 1844 or 22 Oct 1844 or 22 Nov 1844 or 22 Dec 1844 or 22 Jan 1845 or 22 Feb 1845 or 22 Mar 1845 or 22 Apr 1845 or 22 May 1845 or 22 June 1845 or 22 July 1845 or 22 Aug 1845 or 22 Sept 1845 or 22 Oct 1845 or 22 Nov 1845 or 22 Dec 1845 or 22 Jan 1846 or 22 Feb 1846 or 22 Mar 1846 or 22 Apr 1846 or 22 May 1846 or 22 June 1846 or 22 July 1846 or 22 Aug 1846 or 22 Sept 1846 or 22 Oct 1846 or 22 Nov 1846 or 22 Dec 1846 or 22 Jan 1847 or 22 Feb 1847 or 22 Mar 1847 or 22 Apr 1847 or 22 May 1847 or 22 June 1847 or 22 July 1847 or 22 Aug 1847 or 22 Sept 1847 or 22 Oct 1847 or 22 Nov 1847 or 22 Dec 1847 or 22 Jan 1848 or 22 Feb 1848 or 22 Mar 1848 or 22 Apr 1848 or 22 May 1848 or 22 June 1848 or 22 July 1848 or 22 Aug 1848 or 22 Sept 1848 or 22 Oct 1848 or 22 Nov 1848 or 22 Dec 1848 or 22 Jan 1849 or 22 Feb 1849 or 22 Mar 1849 or 22 Apr 1849 or 22 May 1849 or 22 June 1849 or 22 July 1849 or 22 Aug 1849 or 22 Sept 1849 or 22 Oct 1849 or 22 Nov 1849 or 22 Dec 1849 or 22 Jan 1850 or 22 Feb 1850 or 22 Mar 1850 or 22 Apr 1850 or 22 May 1850 or 22 June 1850 or 22 July 1850 or 22 Aug 1850 or 22 Sept 1850 or 22 Oct 1850 or 22 Nov 1850 or 22 Dec 1850 or 22 Jan 1851 or 22 Feb 1851 or 22 Mar 1851 or 22 Apr 1851 or 22 May 1851 or 22 June 1851 or 22 July 1851 or 22 Aug 1851 or 22 Sept 1851 or 22 Oct 1851 or 22 Nov 1851 or 22 Dec 1851 or 22 Jan 1852 or 22 Feb 1852 or 22 Mar 1852 or 22 Apr 1852 or 22 May 1852 or 22 June 1852 or 22 July 1852 or 22 Aug 1852 or 22 Sept 1852 or 22 Oct 1852 or 22 Nov 1852 or 22 Dec 1852 or 22 Jan 1853 or 22 Feb 1853 or 22 Mar 1853 or 22 Apr 1853 or 22 May 1853 or 22 June 1853 or 22 July 1853 or 22 Aug 1853 or 22 Sept 1853 or 22 Oct 1853 or 22 Nov 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May 1859 or 22 June 1859 or 22 July 1859 or 22 Aug 1859 or 22 Sept 1859 or 22 Oct 1859 or 22 Nov 1859 or 22 Dec 1859 or 22 Jan 1860 or 22 Feb 1860 or 22 Mar 1860 or 22 Apr 1860 or 22 May 1860 or 22 June 1860 or 22 July 1860 or 22 Aug 1860 or 22 Sept 1860 or 22 Oct 1860 or 22 Nov 1860 or 22 Dec 1860 or 22 Jan 1861 or 22 Feb 1861 or 22 Mar 1861 or 22 Apr 1861 or 22 May 1861 or 22 June 1861 or 22 July 1861 or 22 Aug 1861 or 22 Sept 1861 or 22 Oct 1861 or 22 Nov 1861 or 22 Dec 1861 or 22 Jan 1862 or 22 Feb 1862 or 22 Mar 1862 or 22 Apr 1862 or 22 May 1862 or 22 June 1862 or 22 July 1862 or 22 Aug 1862 or 22 Sept 1862 or 22 Oct 1862 or 22 Nov 1862 or 22 Dec 1862 or 22 Jan 1863 or 22 Feb 1863 or 22 Mar 1863 or 22 Apr 1863 or 22 May 1863 or 22 June 1863 or 22 July 1863 or 22 Aug 1863 or 22 Sept 1863 or 22 Oct 1863 or 22 Nov 1863 or 22 Dec 1863 or 22 Jan 1864 or 22 Feb 1864 or 22 Mar 1864 or 22 Apr 1864 or 22 May 1864 or 22 June 1864 or 22 July 1864 or 22 Aug 1864 or 22 Sept 1864 or 22 Oct 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Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (14 & 28 May 1983)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13816A

Matches: 12 hits

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To ?   1 March [1843 or later]

Summary

Regrets not having a duplicate of one of his books to give away. "You will before long no doubt be able to borrow a copy."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  1 Mar 1843 or 1 Mar 1844 or 1 Mar 1845 or 1 Mar 1846 or 1 Mar 1847 or 1 Mar 1848 or 1 Mar 1849 or 1 Mar 1850 or 1 Mar 1851 or 1 Mar 1852 or 1 Mar 1853 or 1 Mar 1854 or 1 Mar 1855 or 1 Mar 1856 or 1 Mar 1857 or 1 Mar 1858 or 1 Mar 1859 or 1 Mar 1860 or 1 Mar 1861 or 1 Mar 1862 or 1 Mar 1863 or 1 Mar 1864 or 1 Mar 1865 or 1 Mar 1866 or 1 Mar 1867 or 1 Mar 1868 or 1 Mar 1869 or 1 Mar 1870 or 1 Mar 1871 or 1 Mar 1872 or 1 Mar 1873 or 1 Mar 1874 or 1 Mar 1875 or 1 Mar 1876 or 1 Mar 1877 or 1 Mar 1878 or 1 Mar 1879 or 1 Mar 1880 or 1 Mar 1881 or 1 Mar 1882
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (12 November 1963)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13865

Matches: 1 hit

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To J. D. Hooker   [7 January 1845]

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Summary

Sends specimens of a Tertiary sandstone from Tierra del Fuego in which there are leaves; CD thought they were beech. What is JDH’s opinion?

Asks whether JDH can make sense of a note on silicified wood.

Has read Vestiges [of creation (1844)]; "his geology strikes me as bad, & his zoology far worse".

Would like to see lists [of plants] from Society and Sandwich Islands.

Doubts JDH’s information regarding imagination of mother affecting offspring.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [7 Jan 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-814

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 1826–30. Lütke 1835–6. CD eventually revised Coral reefs for a second edition in 1874. …

To George Robert Waterhouse   [after 22 May 1845]

Summary

Thanks him for describing the niata ox.

He is delighted that GRW is grappling with Galápagos insects. Needs to know immediately whether any entomologists beside GRW, Walker and A. White have described his insects.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Robert Waterhouse
Date:  [after 22 May 1845]
Classmark:  Bloomsbury Book Auctions (1990)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-864A

Matches: 1 hit

  • … travelled entomologist ( Entomologist 7 (1874): 260–4). For Walker’s descriptions of CD’s …

To Leonard Horner  [17 August – 7 September 1846]

Summary

Discusses proposed survey of Glen Roy. Mentions Glen Roy theories of Agassiz and William Buckland. Includes a memorandum calling for a careful survey of the parallel roads of Glen Roy. Mentions M. A. Bravais ["On the lines of ancient level of the sea in Finmark", Q. J. Geol. Soc. Lond. 1 (1845): 534].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Leonard Horner
Date:  [17 Aug – 7 Sept 1846]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society and DAR 145: 136–7 (enclosure)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-993

Matches: 1 hit

  • … and the results were published in 1874 (see ML 2: 174 n. ). By that time, however, the …

To Editor?   9 November [1847–80]

Summary

Returns proofs of a notice which he finds "highly honourable" to himself.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Editor
Date:  9 Nov 1847 or 9 Nov 1848 or 9 Nov 1849 or 9 Nov 1850 or 9 Nov 1851 or 9 Nov 1852 or 9 Nov 1853 or 9 Nov 1854 or 9 Nov 1855 or 9 Nov 1856 or 9 Nov 1857 or 9 Nov 1858 or 9 Nov 1859 or 9 Nov 1860 or 9 Nov 1861 or 9 Nov 1862 or 9 Nov 1863 or 9 Nov 1864 or 9 Nov 1865 or 9 Nov 1866 or 9 Nov 1867 or 9 Nov 1868 or 9 Nov 1869 or 9 Nov 1870 or 9 Nov 1871 or 9 Nov 1872 or 9 Nov 1873 or 9 Nov 1874 or 9 Nov 1875 or 9 Nov 1876 or 9 Nov 1877 or 9 Nov 1878 or 9 Nov 1879 or 9 Nov 1880
Classmark:  Provenance unknown: formerly Sang Collection of Autographs and Manuscripts, Illinois Institute of Technology
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6980

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To J. D. Hooker   11 May [1856]

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CD is unsure about JDH’s recommendation that he publish a separate "Preliminary Essay". It is unphilosophical to publish without full details.

CD will work for Huxley’s admission to Athenaeum.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  11 May [1856]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 162
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1874

Matches: 1 hit

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To Charles Lyell   5 July [1856]

Summary

Discusses theory of submerged continental extensions. Objects that if it is applied to one island, it must be applied to all. Admits that some volcanoes may have been associated with subsidence, in contrast to his former view. Cites evidence from S. American Cordillera. Doubts that elevation associated with volcanoes is merely local, and that great ocean areas are necessarily sinking.

Says he will make his essay [on species] as complete as possible and will discuss CL’s Principles.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  5 July [1856]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (133)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1917

Matches: 1 hit

  • … edition of Coral reefs , published in 1874, contains numerous revisions in the light of …

To W. D. Fox   31 January [1858]

Summary

Thanks WDF for information on blackbirds’ nests [see Natural selection, p. 505].

Problem of choosing from among the load of curious facts for chapter on "Instinct" [Natural selection, ch. 10; Origin, ch. 7] perplexes him.

Asks about behaviour of chicks in danger and whether crossed animals are wilder than either parent.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  31 Jan [1858]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 109)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2208

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Darwin kept a large menagerie there (Galton 1874, p.  47). CD and Fox visited Sydnope when …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   8 May [1860]

Summary

Thanks WBT for observations on colours of newly-hatched pigeons of different breeds. Asks if breeders have noticed any differences in lengths of time eggs were incubated in different breeds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  8 May [1860]
Classmark:  Yale University: Beinicke Rare Book and Manuscript Library (Yale Collection of American Literature: De Forest Family Papers (YCAL MSS 582) Box 2, folder 58, item 82
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2790

Matches: 1 hit

  • … the first secretary of the amalgamated National Peristeronic Society (Fulton [1874–6]). …

To P. L. Sclater   22 May [1860–81]

Summary

CD has signed the enclosed with great pleasure.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  22 May 1860 or 22 May 1861 or 22 May 1862 or 22 May 1863 or 22 May 1864 or 22 May 1865 or 22 May 1866 or 22 May 1867 or 22 May 1868 or 22 May 1869 or 22 May 1870 or 22 May 1871 or 22 May 1872 or 22 May 1873 or 22 May 1874 or 22 May 1875 or 22 May 1876 or 22 May 1877 or 22 May 1878 or 22 May 1879 or 22 May 1880 or 22 May 1881
Classmark:  John Wilson (dealer) (1987)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13839A

Matches: 1 hit

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To J. D. Hooker   [20? July 1860]

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CD’s reaction to review of the Origin [by Samuel Wilberforce] in Quarterly Review [see 2881].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [20? July 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 33a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2875

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Wilberforce, bishop of Oxford (Wilberforce 1874; Wellesley index 1: 743). CD’s annotated …

To Frederick Watkins   30 July [1860]

Summary

Though his book [Origin] has been abused and criticised as well as praised, its effect on good workers in science convinces him that in the main he is on the right road.

In reply to FW’s question, CD says his [CD’s] arguments are valid that all animals are descended from four or five primordial forms; analogy and weak reasons go to show they have descended from some single prototype.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Frederick Watkins
Date:  30 July [1860]
Classmark:  DAR 148
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2884

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  • … of Schools in Rotherham, Yorkshire until 1874, when he became archdeacon of York. Dated by …

To Daniel Oliver   9 April [1861]

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Asks DO to identify enclosed Fumaria or Corydalis flower, with springing hood adaptation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  9 Apr [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 6 (EH 88205990)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3499

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  • … until many years later. See Nature 9 (1874): 460 ( Collected papers 2: 182–3) and Cross …

To Daniel Oliver   12 [April 1862]

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DO’s observations on polymorphism in Primula and Campanula. CD recognises three classes of dimorphism, as in Primula, Thymus, and Campanula and violets.

DO’s Campanula paper and Royal Institution lecture [Not. Proc. R. Inst. G. B. 3 (1858–62): 431–3].

CD’s interest in Fumariaceae from A. Gray’s comments on "selfing".

Bees bite holes in flowers when same species grows in high density.

Organisation of CD’s notes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  12 [Apr 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 1 (EH 88205985)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3504

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  • … pollination in Fumariaceae in Nature 9 (1874): 460 ( Collected papers 2: 182–3). See also …

To T. H. Huxley   28 December [1862]

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Returns Kingsley’s letter [see ML 1: 225 n.].

Lectures [to working men] would do good if widely circulated.

On sterility, they differ so much there is no use arguing. To get the degree of sterility THH expects in recently formed varieties seems to CD simply hopeless. Has suggested a test experiment to Tegetmeier [two fertile birds paired and unproductive].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  28 Dec [1862]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 189, 19: 209–12)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3878

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  • … preface to his Westminster sermons (Kingsley 1874, pp.  v–xxxii). He entreated his readers …

From Francis Walker   26 February 1863

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Identifies flies sent to him by CD. [CD note states that these were found with orchid pollinia adhering to them.]

Author:  Francis Walker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Feb 1863
Classmark:  DAR 181: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4014

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  • … Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine 11 (1874): 140–1). CD acknowledged Walker’s assistance in …
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Darwin in letters, 1874: A turbulent year

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The year 1874 was one of consolidation, reflection, and turmoil for Darwin. He spent the early months working on second editions of Coral reefs and Descent of man; the rest of the year was mostly devoted to further research on insectivorous plants. A…

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  • … The year 1874 was one of consolidation, reflection, and turmoil for Darwin. He spent the …
  • … intervals’ ( letter to D. T. Gardner, [ c . 27 August 1874] ). The death of a Cambridge friend, …
  • … and collecting beetles ( letter from W. D. Fox, 8 May [1874] ).  Such reminiscences led Darwin to …
  • … much more than forwards’ ( letter to W. D. Fox, 11 May [1874] ). I feel very old & …
  • … old & helpless’  ( letter to B. J. Sulivan, 6 January [1874] ). Darwin mentioned his poor …
  • … on the matter ( letter from Ernst Haeckel, 26 October 1874 ). Séances, psychics, and …
  • … Joseph Dalton Hooker ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 18 January [1874] ). Later in the month, …
  • … and an imposter’ ( letter from T. H. Huxley, 27 January 1874 ). Darwin agreed that it was ‘all …
  • … perform his antics’ ( letter to T. H. Huxley, 29 January [1874] ). This did not stop word getting …
  • … at his home ( letter from T. G. Appleton, 2 April 1874 ). Back over old ground New …
  • … Charles Lyell ( letter to Smith, Elder & Co., 8 January 1874 , letter to J. D. Hooker, 8 …
  • … of correction’ ( letter to H. E. Litchfield, 21 [March 1874] ). The book came out in June with the …
  • … Darwin on this point ( letter from J. D. Dana, 21 July 1874 ); however, he did not retract his …
  • … dog breeders (letters from George Cupples, 21 February 1874 and 12 March 1874 ); the material …
  • … Islands (Hawaii; letters from T. N. Staley, 12 February 1874 and 20 February 1874 ; letters …
  • … islanders ( letter from William Dealtry, 16 January 1874 ). One of the most significant …
  • … enemy into a jelly’ ( letter from T. H. Huxley, 14 April 1874 ). The technical nature of Huxley’s …
  • … mind where it goes’ ( letter from T. H. Huxley, 16 April 1874 ). The second edition of  …
  • … would be very good ( letter from R. F. Cooke, 12 November 1874 ). Darwin's son George …
  • … of your thought’ ( letter from G. H. Darwin, 20 April 1874 ). The Mivart affair …
  • … mental and physical disorders (G. H. Darwin 1873b). In July 1874, an anonymous essay appeared in the …
  • … libel’ on his son ( letter to G. H. Darwin, [27 July 1874] ).  George, however, consulted with his …
  • … [a] lying scoundrel’ ( letter to G. H. Darwin, 1 August [1874] ). He drafted a brief statement of …

Darwin's 1874 letters go online

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The full transcripts and footnotes of over 600 letters to and from Charles Darwin in 1874 are published online for the first time. You can read about Darwin's life in 1874 through his letters and see a full list of the letters. The 1874 letters…

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  • … of over 600 letters to and from Charles Darwin in 1874 are published online for the first time. …
  • … ( Letter to G. H. Darwin, 1 August [1874] ) The Mivart affair highlights …
  • … are some other highlights from Darwin's correspondence in 1874: I feel as old as …
  • … signifying so much.  ( Letter to W. D. Fox, 11 May [1874] ) At the age of 65, Darwin …
  • … more quietly was severely tested by some of the events of 1874. He had a clear idea of the shape of …
  • … must be enough for me  ( Letter to W. D. Fox, 11 May [1874] ) During the year he …
  • … the positive  ( Letter to J. D. Hooker, 30 August [1874] ) – he mourned after several …
  • … day’s work  ( Letter to D. F. Nevill, 18 September [1874] ) Darwin’s family continued …
  • … have to do—  ( Letter to J. D. Hooker, 30 November [1874] ) Darwin’s continuing …

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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  • … In 1874, the Catholic zoologist St George Jackson Mivart caused Darwin and his son …
  • … appeared to have created very little stir, until, in July 1874, Mivart published an anonymous review …
  • … of the Quarterly ( letter from G. H. Darwin, 29 July 1874 ). Darwin hastily advised against …
  • … to wish to circulate ( letter to G. H. Darwin, 1 August [1874] ). Darwin provided a draft of the …
  • … to endorse them ( letter from G. H. Darwin, 5 August 1874 ). He sent a second draft, which Darwin …
  • … a fair copy of his letter with his letter of 6 [August] 1874 . George and Darwin were also …
  • … George’s letter to Murray with his letter of 11 August 1874 , and was no doubt relieved to …
  • … to all he asked ( letter from John Murray, 12 August 1874 ). In October, George’s letter …
  • … a Pickwickian sense’ ( letter to John Murray, 18 October 1874 ). In other words, Mivart had used …
  • … reaction was savage ( letter to G. H. Darwin, [6 December 1874] ). Hooker and Huxley between them …
  • … the attack on George ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 14 December 1874 ). Huxley met Mivart at an evening …
  • … ( Enclosure to letter from J. D. Hooker, 21 December 1874 .) A reply soon came from Mivart . …
  • … of a gentleman’ ( letter from T. H. Huxley, 23 December 1874 ). However, Huxley still wrote to …
  • … this.   124 Gower St W.C. Dec. 24th 1874. Private & Confidential …
  • … to John Tyndall ( letter from John Tyndall, 28 December 1874 , and letter from J. D. Hooker, 29 …
  • … 16 January 1875, p. 66, signed, ‘The Quarterly Reviewer of 1874’. In it he reiterated his claim that …

Joseph Simms

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The American doctor and author of works on physiognomy Joseph Simms wrote to Darwin on 14 September 1874, while he was staying in London. He enclosed a copy of his book Nature’s revelations of character (Simms 1873). He hoped it might 'prove…

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  • … physiognomy Joseph Simms wrote to Darwin on 14 September 1874 , while he was staying in London. …
  • … stockings. (Letter from Joseph Simms, 14 September 1874 ) The foot could tell …

Essay: What is Darwinism?

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—by Asa Gray WHAT IS DARWINISM? The Nation, May 28, 1874 The question which Dr. Hodge asks he promptly and decisively answers: ‘What is Darwinism? it is atheism.’ Leaving aside all subsidiary and incidental matters, let us consider–1. What the…

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  • … Gray WHAT IS DARWINISM? The Nation, May 28, 1874 The question which Dr. Hodge …

Essay: Evolution & theology

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—by Asa Gray EVOLUTION AND THEOLOGY The Nation, January 15, 1874 The attitude of theologians toward doctrines of evolution, from the nebular hypothesis down to ‘Darwinism,’ is no less worthy of consideration, and hardly less diverse, than that of…

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  • … EVOLUTION AND THEOLOGY The Nation, January 15, 1874 The attitude of theologians toward …

Darwin in letters, 1875: Pulling strings

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‘I am getting sick of insectivorous plants’ Darwin confessed in January1875. He had worked on the subject intermittently since 1859, and had been steadily engaged on a book manuscript for nine months. January also saw the conclusion of a bitter dispute…

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  • … attack upon Darwin’s son George, in an anonymous review in 1874 (see Correspondence vol. 22, …
  • … had also considered taking up the issue with Murray in 1874, even threatening to break off future …
  • … laid to rest, another controversy was brewing. In December 1874, Darwin had been asked to sign a …
  • … botanical research and had visited Down House in April 1874 (see Correspondence vol. 22, letters …
  • … A scientific friendship had developed between the men in 1874, and this was enhanced by Romanes’s …
  • … white’ ( letter from G. J. Romanes, [before 4 November 1874] ).   Testing Pangenesis …
  • … had learned of Lyell’s failing health from Hooker in 1874 and January 1875. On 22 February, he was …

Women’s scientific participation

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Observers | Fieldwork | Experimentation | Editors and critics | Assistants Darwin’s correspondence helps bring to light a community of women who participated, often actively and routinely, in the nineteenth-century scientific community. Here is a…

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  • … 9426 - Story-Maskelyne , T. M. to Darwin, [23 April 1874] Thereza Story-Maskelyne …
  • … Letter 9616 - Marshall, T. to Darwin, [September 1874] Theodosia Marshall sends …
  • … 9606 - Harrison, L. C. to Darwin, [22 August 1874] Darwin’s niece, Lucy, sends a …
  • … Letter 9616  - Marshall, T.  to Darwin, [September 1874] Theodosia Marshall details …
  • … Letter 9485 - Treat, M. to Darwin, [8 June 1874] Mary Treat details her experiments …

George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans)

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George Eliot was the pen name of celebrated Victorian novelist Mary Ann Evans (1819-1880). She was born on the outskirts of Nuneaton in Warwickshire and was educated at boarding schools from the age of five until she was 16. Her education ended when she…

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  • … started ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 18 January [1874] ). Darwin took Emma to a Sunday afternoon at …

Photograph album of Dutch admirers

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Darwin received the photograph album for his birthday on 12 February 1877 from his scientific admirers in the Netherlands. He wrote to the Dutch zoologist Pieter Harting, An account of your countrymen’s generous sympathy in having sent me on my…

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  • … to Hermanus Hartogh Heijs van Zouteveen, 18 February 1874 ) Zouteveen’s editions of …

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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  • … A GRAY 3 AUGUST 1871 201  TO A GRAY 3 JUNE [1874] 202  FROM A GRAY 16 …

Darwin as mentor

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Darwin provided advice, encouragement and praise to his fellow scientific 'labourers' of both sexes. Selected letters Letter 2234 - Darwin to Unidentified, [5 March 1858] Darwin advises that Professor C. P. Smyth’s observations are not…

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  • … Letter 9580 - Darwin to Darwin, G. H. D., [1 August 1874] Darwin gives feedback on work …
  • … Letter 9613 - Darwin to Hooker, J. D., [30 August 1874] Darwin comments on a “clever” …

Darwin’s Photographic Portraits

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Darwin was a photography enthusiast. This is evident not only in his use of photography for the study of Expression and Emotions in Man and Animal, but can be witnessed in his many photographic portraits and in the extensive portrait correspondence that…

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  • … later, would take his camera across the globe to observe the 1874 transit of Venus. Tommy, …
  • … Perfilieff , a member of the Tolstoy family in March of 1874, Darwin included the line “I have the …
  • … newly-produced  carte . Image: Charles Darwin, 1874, Elliot and Fry, Dar 257:11,   …
  • … ©Cambridge University Library Between 1874 and 1878 Darwin was very busy – too busy, …
  • … Darwin’s Pictures: Views of Evolutionary Theory, 1837-1874 . New Haven, USA: Yale University Press, …

Darwin and vivisection

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Darwin played an important role in the controversy over vivisection that broke out in late 1874. Public debate was sparked when the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals brought an unsuccessful prosecution against a French physiologist who…

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  • … in the controversy over vivisection that broke out in late 1874. Public debate was sparked when the …
  • … experiments on live animals in Britain. In December 1874, Darwin was asked to sign a memorial …

Moral Nature

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In Descent of Man, Darwin argued that human morality had evolved from the social instincts of animals, especially the bonds of sympathy and love. Darwin gathered observations over many decades on animal behavior: the heroic sacrifices of social insects,…

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  • … Letter 9377 : Darwin, C. R. to Abbott, F. E. A., 30 March 1874 Writing to the American …

Women as a scientific audience

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Target audience? | Female readership | Reading Variation Darwin's letters, in particular those exchanged with his editors and publisher, reveal a lot about his intended audience. Regardless of whether or not women were deliberately targeted as a…

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  • … 9633 - Nevill, D. F. to Darwin, [11 September 1874] Dorothy Nevill tells Darwin …

Clémence Auguste Royer

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Getting Origin translated into French was harder than Darwin had expected. The first translator he approached, Madame Belloc, turned him down on the grounds that the content was ‘too scientific‘, and then in 1860 the French political exile  Pierre…

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  • … This point was not lost on Royer. In 1874 in front of the  Société d’Anthropologie de Paris , she …
  • … before the Societe d’Anthropologie de Paris in 1874. …

Lydia Becker

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Becker was a leading member of the suffrage movement, perhaps best known for publishing the Women’s Suffrage Journal. She was also a successful biologist, astronomer and botanist and, between 1863 and 1877, an occasional correspondent of Charles Darwin. …

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  • … Becker was a leading member of the suffrage movement, perhaps best known for publishing the  …

Titus Coan

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In 1874, when Darwin was preparing the second edition of Descent of Man, he received letters from all over the world in reply to his queries about human behaviour; one in particular would have stirred up unexpected memories of his own time among the native…

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  • … In 1874, when Darwin was preparing the second edition of Descent of Man , he …

Francis Darwin marries

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The Darwins' son, Francis, marries Amy Ruck; Francis starts work as his father's assistant

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  • … The Darwins' son, Francis, marries Amy Ruck; Francis starts work as his father's assistant …
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