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From A. R. Wallace   [23 January 1863?]

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Now recalls a Melastoma visited by some small Cetoniadae and bees (Xylocopa) in Malay Archipelago.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [23 Jan 1863?]
Classmark:  DAR 205.8: 70 (Letters)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4390

Matches: 1 hit

To ? [‘Julian’]   [c.1864]

Summary

[No informatiion about content.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [c. 1864]
Classmark:  British Library (Surrogate RP 10629)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4375F

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From James Anderson   18 June 1863

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Sends a capsule of Dendrobium cretaceum. [See Orchids, 2d ed.]

Author:  James Anderson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 June 1863
Classmark:  DAR 70: 181
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4215

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Anderson, James (c) Darwin, C. R. …

From Richard Trevor Clarke   [April? 1863]

Summary

Encloses strawberry blossoms used in his crossing experiments.

Author:  Richard Trevor Clarke
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Apr? 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 164
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4070

Matches: 1 hit

From Alfred Russel Wallace   14 January [1863]

Summary

Health.

Is sending information about Timor fossils to be forwarded to Hugh Falconer.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Jan [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 106: B7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3915

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From E. A. Darwin   [1863–6?]

Summary

Has signed for the shares. Fears CD’s "good time" has not lasted long.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1863–6?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B34
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4726

Matches: 1 hit

From Erasmus Alvey Darwin   21 [January 1863]

Summary

Will be glad to have CD.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 [Jan 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B15–16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3399

Matches: 1 hit

To John Higgins   4 December 1863

Summary

Acknowledges receipt of £248 2s. 1d.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  4 Dec 1863
Classmark:  Dominic Winter Auctioneers (dealers) (10 April 2019, lot 138)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4361F

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To George Snow   8 May 1863

Summary

Has pleasure in giving GS a testimonial for the office of surveyor for the Bromley District.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Snow
Date:  8 May 1863
Classmark:  Lawrences Auctioneers (dealers) (30 April – 2 May 2019, Lot 207)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4147F

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From Charles Lyell   9 May 1863

Summary

Has been to Osborne on the Isle of Wight to visit Queen Victoria, who had lots of questions about CD.

Author:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 May 1863
Classmark:  Kinnordy MS (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4149F

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To John Higgins   31 May 1863

Summary

Acknowledges receipt of £235 7s. 9d.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  31 May 1863
Classmark:  Dominic Winter Auctioneers (dealers) (10 April 2019, lot 138)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4196F

Matches: 1 hit

To Gardeners’ Chronicle   [before 29 Aug 1863]

Summary

On the cruelty of setting steel traps to catch vermin. Requests suggestions for putting an end to the practice. [This item is mentioned in Correspondence 11: 781 n.6. (Appendix IX)]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Gardeners’ Chronicle
Date:  [before 29 Aug 1863]
Classmark:  Gardeners’ Chronicle, 29 August 1863, pp. 821–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4282

Matches: 1 hit

  • Darwin, C. R. Gardeners’ Chronicle …

To [Williams and Norgate]   [before 13 February? 1863]

Summary

Wishes to order Botanische Zeitung for 2 and 9 January 1863.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Williams & Norgate
Date:  [before 13 Feb 1863?]
Classmark:  Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections (Paul Philemon Kies Autograph Collection, 1533–1970: 1 Autograph letters, 1533–1970 box 1, folder 55)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3897F

Matches: 1 hit

  • Darwin, C. R. Williams & Norgate …

From A. R. Wallace   26 September 1863

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Encloses flowers of Melastoma from Singapore.

Acclimatisation of plants.

Striped horses in London.

Bees’ cells; has been promised information from the East.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Sept 1863
Classmark:  DAR 47: 146–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4308

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

From E. A. Darwin   9 November [1863]

Summary

Moncure Conway wants to call on CD.

EAD has seen the extract from Mill’s [System of] Logic which Carpenter read when arguing CD should have the Copley. Has CD seen it?

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Nov [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B13–14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4334

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   28 April [1863?]

Summary

Discusses exchange of photographs with Édouard Claparède, "for whom I feel the highest respect".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  28 Apr [1863?]
Classmark:  Christie’s (dealers) (6 August 1975, item 176)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13866

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From James Anderson   1 April 1863

Summary

Sends CD seeds of Cattleya crispa as requested [see Collected papers 2: 77–8].

Anticipates success for his attempts to cross orchids artificially. Has not had a single seed germinate from a pod that was not produced by artificial crossing.

Author:  James Anderson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Apr 1863
Classmark:  DAR 159: 59
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4071

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Anderson, James (c) Darwin, C. R. …

From Robert Monsey Rolfe   [20 November 1863]

Summary

Sends annual cheque for Down parish charities.

Author:  Robert Monsey Rolfe, 1st Baron Cranworth of Cranworth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [20 Nov 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 161.2: 230
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4316

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From George Chichester Oxenden   13 May 1863

Summary

Going abroad; will miss the English orchid season.

Author:  George Chichester Oxenden
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 May 1863
Classmark:  DAR 173: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4163

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From W. E. Darwin   [28 June 1863?]

Summary

Sends description of Chrysosplene, asks about glands.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [28 June 1863?]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 11)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3894F

Matches: 1 hit

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