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From Hewett Cottrell Watson   3 January 1858

Summary

Discusses the ranges and distribution of varieties relative to the type species.

Author:  Hewett Cottrell Watson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Jan 1858
Classmark:  DAR 98: A19–20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2199

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From Henry Coe   6 October 1858

Summary

Sends more bean seeds.

Author:  Henry Coe
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Oct 1858
Classmark:  DAR 161: 195
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2336

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  • … Coe, Henry Darwin, C. R. …
  • … said by Sir, | Your humble serv t . | Henry Coe. C.  Darwin. Esq r . | & | &c . & c . — …

From Henry Coe   12 October 1858

Summary

Answers CD’s queries about seed lot he has just sent.

Author:  Henry Coe
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Oct 1858
Classmark:  DAR 161: 196
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2340

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  • … Coe, Henry Darwin, C. R. …
  • … oblige Sir, | Your humble servant | Henry Coe C.  Darwin, Esq r . | & c . & c . & c …

To E. W. V. Harcourt   13 January [1858]

Summary

Went to the show and saw EWVH’s birds.

Thinks he will give up his pigeons at the end of the summer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward William Vernon Harcourt
Date:  13 Jan [1858]
Classmark:  Bodleian Library (MS.Harcourt dep.adds. 346 ff. 265–8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2201F

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  • Darwin, C. R. Harcourt, E. W. V. …

To Louis Agassiz   21 February [1858]

Summary

Thanks LA for presentation copy of Contributions [to the natural history of the United States of America, vol. 1, pt 1: Essay on classification, and vol. 1, pt 2: North American Testudinata (1857)]. Flattered; CD sees there is much of highest interest to him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Jean Louis Rodolphe (Louis) Agassiz
Date:  21 Feb [1858]
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (MS Am 1419: 279)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2217

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From H. C. Watson   23 March 1858

Summary

Discusses the ranges of species in large and small genera; difficulties involved in limiting the discussion to Britain.

Author:  Hewett Cottrell Watson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Mar 1858
Classmark:  DAR 98: A23–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2245

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  • … Watson, H. C. Darwin, C. R. …
  • Darwin’s Natural selection: being the second part of his big species book written from 1856 to 1858. Edited by R. C. …

To W. E. Darwin   27 [February 1858]

Summary

CD intends to enter WED at Christ’s College.

Thanks him for inquiries made about horses.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  27 [Feb 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 23
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2227

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  • Darwin, C. R. Darwin, W. E. …
  • r Mayor? — —I sent off Harding this morning. — I am particularly obliged for your enquiries about Horses; you need not ask questions only keep your eyes open. — Please answer me, was the “Belgiman” a large massive Cart-Horse & was its colour chesnut? Parslow is going to take the mare to see if a man will buy her this evening. — A grand new Pianoforte has just arrived. — I am not very brisk, so no more my dear old man | Your affect. Father | C.  Darwin

To Emma Darwin   [28 April 1858]

Summary

CD recounts an idyllic stroll and nap – "as pleasant a rural scene as ever I saw, and I did not care one penny how any of the beasts or birds had been formed".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [28 Apr 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 34
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2261

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  • Darwin, C. R. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma …

To W. E. Darwin   [9 December 1858]

Summary

Approves of WED’s moving into CD’s old rooms [at Christ’s College]. Gives fatherly advice on Cambridge’s temptation to idleness. Christmas plans.

Health poor of late.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [9 Dec 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 92: A18, A25–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2379

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To W. E. Darwin   [3 May 1858]

Summary

Discusses bees’ cells

and WED’s botanical interests.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [3 May 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2268

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To W. E. Darwin   6 October [1858]

Summary

Sends £20. Family news.

Answers WED’s questions about CD’s Journal of researches: Galapagos "productions" all came from America, but "they have since been modified by my principle of Natural Selection".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  6 Oct [1858]
Classmark:  DAR 92: A19–21
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2334

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  • Darwin, C. R. Darwin, W. E. …
  • … Your affect Father | C.  Darwin I am just going to call on M r Phillips, who has come to …

From John Lubbock   10 June 1858

Summary

Thanks for queen-bee larva and pupa.

Nervous system of Coccus.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 June 1858
Classmark:  DAR 170: 21
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2284

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  • … Lubbock, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • r . Darwin I hope you are better. Many thanks for the Queen Bee larva & Pupa which will be very useful some day. [DIAGRAMS HERE] C.   …

From H. C. Watson   23 February [1858]

Summary

Believes that botanists tend to mark more varieties in large than in small genera, but notes that where many varieties of a species exist these varieties may well be passed over, whereas similar varieties of another species which are fewer in number may well be recorded.

Author:  Hewett Cottrell Watson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Feb [1858]
Classmark:  DAR 98: A21–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2223

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To W. E. Darwin   [26 April 1858]

Summary

Has been at Moor Park since Tuesday. Is passing his time watching ants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [26 Apr 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2265

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  • Darwin, C. R. Darwin, W. E. …
  • Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 26 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–. Natural selection : Charles Darwin’s Natural selection: being the second part of his big species book written from 1856 to 1858. Edited by R. C. …

To Skeffington Poole   [27 October 1858]

Summary

Thanks for the information about about Kattywar (Kathiawari) horses in India.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Skeffington Poole
Date:  [27 Oct 1858]
Classmark:  Ronald Levine, Modern 1st Editions
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2348F

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  • Darwin, C. R. Poole, Skeffington …

To J. S. Henslow   9 November [1858]

Summary

Arrangements to meet JSH at station for his visit to Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  9 Nov [1858]
Classmark:  DAR 93: A60–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2356

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From Samuel Wells   17 November 1858

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Summary

Reports on difference between first and second plantings of beans.

Author:  Samuel Wells
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Nov 1858
Classmark:  DAR 77: 147
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2363

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To James Egan   25 November [1858]

Summary

Thanks JE for information about striped horses.

Says John Lindley wants to know about Hungarian horticulture.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Egan
Date:  25 Nov [1858]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.161)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2372

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From Samuel Wells   25 November 1858

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Summary

Replies to CD’s question on whether beans in first or second year were planted near any other varieties.

Author:  Samuel Wells
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Nov 1858
Classmark:  DAR 77: 146
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2374

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To John Phillips   1 September [1858]

Summary

Explains that he cannot serve as President of the Zoological Section at the BAAS meeting [1858].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Phillips
Date:  1 Sept [1858]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.157)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2324

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