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From Alfred Russel Wallace   7 April 1862

Summary

Cannot accept invitation at present.

Is sending a wild honeycomb from Timor.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Apr 1862
Classmark:  DAR 106/7 (ser. 2): 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3496

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Wallace, A. R. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … I remain | My dear Mr Darwin | Yours very sincerely | Alfred R.  Wallace C.  Darwin Esq. …

From John Lubbock   18 December 1862

Summary

Thanks CD for agreeing to review Bates’s paper for Natural History Review.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Dec 1862
Classmark:  DAR 170: 35
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3867

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  • … Lubbock, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • … My lecture is to be on the “Pfahlbauten”. Y rs .  affec | John Lubbock C Darwin Esq r

From A. R. Wallace   23 May 1862

Summary

Acknowledges Orchids with its disclosures of "wonderful adaptations".

Warns that CD aids critics by overstating the difficulties.

Did Owen write the article in the Quarterly Review? [Review of Origin by Samuel Wilberforce, Q. Rev. 108 (1860): 225–64].

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 106/7 (ser. 2): 2–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3568

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  • … Wallace, A. R. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … I remain My dear M r . Darwin | Yours very faithfully | Alfred R.  Wallace C.  Darwin Esq. …

From A. R. Wallace   [after 20 August 1862]

Summary

Would be pleased to have third edition of Origin.

Is unwell and dreads the winter.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 20 Aug 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 181
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3694

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Wallace, A. R. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … My dear Mr Darwin | Yours very faithfully | Alfred R.  Wallace C.  Darwin Esq. 2.2  …

From A. R. Wallace   30 September 1862

Summary

Acknowledges 3d edition of Origin.

Praise of Herbert Spencer’s First Principles [1862].

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Sept 1862
Classmark:  DAR 106/7 (ser. 2): 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3742

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From E. A. Darwin   1 July [1862]

Summary

Asks for a note to the Geological Society, since the museum did not have the book Carlyle wanted.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 July [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 105 (ser. 2): 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3635

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From E. A. Darwin   2 July [1862]

Summary

Never mind the letter to the Geological Society; the museum got the book for Carlyle.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 July [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 105 (ser. 2): 7–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3638

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From Richard Trevor Clarke   [after 25 November 1862]

Summary

Replies to CD’s inquiry about cross-breeds of strawberries [Collected papers 2: 70]. Has been crossing for years.

Author:  Richard Trevor Clarke
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 25 Nov 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 161.2: 166
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3829

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From R. T. Clarke   [after 27 November 1862]

Summary

Sends strawberries.

Author:  Richard Trevor Clarke
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 27 Nov 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 161.2: 167
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3837

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From C. C. Babington   16 October 1862

Summary

Believes the [Lythrum] seeds have been sent to CD by Stratton [Curator, Cambridge Botanic Garden]. They have none of the others requested.

Author:  Charles Cardale Babington
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Oct 1862
Classmark:  DAR 160.1: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3767

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From C. C. Babington   22 May 1862

Summary

Thanks for copy of Orchids.

Author:  Charles Cardale Babington
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 160.1: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3566

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From A. R. Wallace   8 August 1862

Summary

Muscular fibres of whale no larger than those of bee – evidence of a community of origin.

Problem of the abortive wings of ostrich in relation to conditions of their survival.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Aug 1862
Classmark:  DAR 106/7 (ser. 2): 4–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3684

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Wallace, A. R. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … to Mrs.  & Miss Darwin & believe me Yours very faithfully | Alfred R.  Wallace C.  Darwin …

From E. A. Darwin   14 December [1862?]

Summary

Describes a box which has come for CD.

Asks for John Price’s address.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Dec [1862?]
Classmark:  DAR 105 (ser. 2): 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3859

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From C. C. Babington   30 January 1862

Summary

Encloses seeds.

Lecoq’s work mentions instances of apparent dimorphism. [H. Lecoq, Études sur la géographie botanique de l’Europe, 9 vols. (1854–8).]

Author:  Charles Cardale Babington
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Jan 1862
Classmark:  DAR 160.1: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3422

Matches: 1 hit

From Erasmus Alvey Darwin   [April – May? 1862]

Summary

Asks for an order to buy a CD photograph for Mr Tait.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Apr–May? 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 105 (ser. 2): 9–10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3745

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To John Higgins   21 November 1862

Summary

Acknowledges receipt of £245 18s.

JH’s account of the Tomline estate gives CD some regret.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  21 Nov 1862
Classmark:  Dominic Winter Auctioneers (dealers) (10 April 2019, lot 138)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3818F

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To John Higgins   1 June 1862

Summary

Acknowledges receipt of £240 7s. 9d.

Hopes to meet JH at Erasmus Alvey Darwin’s house in London on Friday 6 June.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  1 June 1862
Classmark:  Dominic Winter Auctioneers (dealers) (10 April 2019, lot 138)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3581F

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From John Higgins   13 June 1862

Summary

Sorry he did not meet CD in London.

Discusses investment in land as compared with railway shares.

Author:  John Higgins
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 June 1862
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/104)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3603F

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To Octavian Blewitt   2 April [1862]

Summary

Declines the honour of acting as Steward at the Annual Dinner of the Royal Literary Fund.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Octavian Blewitt
Date:  2 Apr [1862]
Classmark:  British Library (Loan 96: RLF 4/16 1862 file 3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3491F

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From Daniel Oliver   16 September 1862

Summary

Envelope containing specimens (apparently mentioned in the letter from Daniel Oliver 27 February 1863 (S 4015)).

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Sept 1862
Classmark:  DAR 142: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13891G

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