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From Emma and Charles Darwin   13 May 1865

Summary

CD and ED bequeath an annuity of £50 to J. Parslow [the Darwins’ butler].

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin; Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 May 1865
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 26
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4832

Matches: 2 hits

From Alfred Russel Wallace   20 January 1865

Summary

His distress that his engagement has been broken off.

Sends copies of two papers ["On the parrots of the Malayan region", Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (1864): 279–97;

"On the physical geography of the Malay Archipelago", J. R. Geogr. Soc. 33 (1863): 217–34].

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Jan 1865
Classmark:  DAR 106: B20–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4750

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From A. R. Wallace   18 September 1865

Summary

Thanks CD for paper ["Climbing plants"].

Reports case of variation becoming at once hereditary – a crested blackbird with crested young.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Sept 1865
Classmark:  DAR 106: B25–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4894

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  • … Wallace, A. R. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … me | Yours very faithfully | Alfred R.  Wallace C.  Darwin Esq. Note Last spring Mr.  O’ …

From E. A. Darwin   [20 November 1865?]

Summary

John Brent [book?] has come, and he will send it.

Hopes CD will visit again.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [20 Nov 1865?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B39
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4938

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From E. A. Darwin   1 September [1865]

Summary

Sends a "Lanc & York" [railway share?].

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Sept [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B35
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4889

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From E. A. Darwin   24 August [1865]

Summary

Sends an allotment of shares which he presumes are Emma’s.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Aug [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B36
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4885

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To John Higgins   31 May 1865

Summary

Acknowledges receipt of £255 2s. 10d.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  31 May 1865
Classmark:  Dominic Winter Auctioneers (dealers) (10 April 2019, lot 138)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4843F

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To Hermann Kindt   [17–23 October 1865]

Summary

Handwritten extract from Origin 3d ed., p. 514.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Hermann Adolph Christian August (Hermann) Kindt
Date:  [17–23 Oct 1865]
Classmark:  Nate D. Sanders Auctions (dealer) (30 March 2017)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4918F

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To Hermann Kindt   22 November 1865

Summary

Comments on the facsimile of his handwriting made by HK, and points out two errors in the letter press.

Encloses three letters written by Erasmus Darwin, and asks HK to return them to Eliza Meteyard.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Hermann Adolph Christian August (Hermann) Kindt
Date:  22 Nov 1865
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Nachl. 480 (Slg. Runge), 4: Darwin, Charles)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4939F

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To John Higgins   21 November 1865

Summary

Acknowledges receipt of £257 12s. 2d.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  21 Nov 1865
Classmark:  Dominic Winter Auctioneers (dealers) (10 April 2019, lot 138)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4940F

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From Richard Spruce   [1865–77]

Summary

Notes on various instances of dimorphism.

Author:  Richard Spruce
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1865–77]
Classmark:  DAR 109: B119
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4372

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From Robert Monsey Rolfe   28 December 1865

Summary

Sending cheque for Down parish charities.

Author:  Robert Monsey Rolfe, 1st Baron Cranworth of Cranworth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Dec 1865
Classmark:  DAR 161: 233
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4958

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From A. R. Wallace   31 January [1865]

Summary

Sends papers with comments. Convinced that the Aru pig is a species peculiar to New Guinea fauna, not a domestic animal that ran wild.

Admires CD’s paper ["Three forms of Lythrum", Collected papers 2: 106–31].

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Jan [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 106: B22–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4759

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  • … Wallace, A. R. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Yours very sincerely | Alfred R.  Wallace C.  Darwin Esq. P.S.  Your paper on Lythrum …

From Charles Cardale Babington   28 March 1865

Summary

University has at last provided room for a small zoological museum. The Philosophical Society might donate its collections to it, including CD’s fishes.

Author:  Charles Cardale Babington
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Mar 1865
Classmark:  DAR 160: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4799

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To E. P. Wright   26 March [1865]

Summary

Thanks for fact about the buffalo diving.

Asks whether the animal was a Bos or a Bubalus.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Perceval Wright
Date:  26 Mar [1865]
Classmark:  Malmö Museer (MM 031992)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4793F

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To E. P. Wright   3 April [1865]

Summary

Did not know that the Arnee had been called a Bubalus.

Thanks for information about shrimps.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Perceval Wright
Date:  26 Mar [1865]
Classmark:  Malmö Museer (MM 031993)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4802F

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To B. J. Sulivan   [9 May 1865]

Summary

Would rejoice to see BJS at Down, but explains that he can only spend short spells of time in his company if he comes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Date:  [9 May 1865]
Classmark:  John Wilson (dealer) (January 2016)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4831F

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From A. R. Wallace   2 October 1865

Summary

Information concerning improvements in the Reader under new sponsorship.

Current reading and work [on pigeons for Ibis 1 (1865): 365–400, and catalogue of his collection of birds].

Book of travels postponed indefinitely.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Oct 1865
Classmark:  DAR 106: B27–30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4906

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  • … Wallace, A. R. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Believe me | Dear Darwin | Yours very faithfully | Alfred R.  Wallace C.  Darwin Esq. …

From Charles Kingsley   10 June 1865

Summary

Thanks for CD’s photograph.

Author:  Charles Kingsley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 June 1865
Classmark:  DAR 169: 32
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4857

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To Daniel Oliver   24 October [1865]

Summary

Thanks for correcting Fritz Miller’s paper on climbing plants. CD will send it to Linnean Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  24 Oct [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 60 (EH 88206043)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4643

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