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From E. A. Darwin   3 March 1867

Summary

He has promised Mark [coachman to R. W. Darwin and Susan] that CD will continue the payment of £20 a year after EAD’s death; the house is rent free.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Mar 1867
Classmark:  DAR 105: B57–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5428

Matches: 2 hits

  • … The house I give him rent free— yours | Eras Darwin C R Darwin Esq Payable 1 st May & Nov …
  • … Darwin, E. A. Darwin, C. R. …

From Francis Darwin   [after 1866?]

Summary

Sends abstract, and will bring book on Saturday.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 1866?]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8715F

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From A. R. Wallace   [19 June 1867]

Summary

CD is invited to see ARW’s collections at Bayswater.

ARW has written an answer to the Duke of Argyll and North British Review criticisms.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19 June 1867]
Classmark:  DAR 106: B41–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5634

Matches: 1 hit

To Francis Darwin   30 August [1867–70]

Summary

Asks FD to check whether a Latin sentence is correct.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  30 Aug [1867-70]
Classmark:  DAR 271.3: (1 of 16)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7312

Matches: 1 hit

From W. S. Dallas   10 November 1867

Summary

Thanks CD for his two notes [on indexing references to authors]; will increase the scope of his citations by including those quoted in footnotes in support of statements in the text.

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Nov 1867
Classmark:  DAR 162: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5675

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Dallas, W. S. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Believe me | Your’s very truly | W.  S.   Dallas. C.  Darwin Esq r . F.R.S. | &c &c &c …

From A. R. Wallace   1 May 1867

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Never imagined that the facts about sexual selection could be new to CD. Thought fact that brightly coloured females build concealed nests and almost all those in which sexes differ remarkably build exposed nests might be new to him. Some problems remain. Sends his notes for CD to use if he wants.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 May 1867
Classmark:  DAR 84.1: 36–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5522

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From E. A. Darwin   22 [March 1867]

Summary

Is sending a copy of [John] Shaw’s book, which Lady Bell says is based on Charles Bell’s papers [possibly C. Bell, A treatise on diseases of the urethra, 3d ed. with notes by John Shaw (1822)].

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 [Mar 1867]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5342

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From E. A. Darwin   17 [July 1867]

Summary

Wynne [gardener] suggests he should be paid from the money from the sale of the Mount, but EAD suggests an annual subscription instead.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 [July 1867]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5369

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To ?   [1867?]

Summary

[Excised fragment only.] "I am greedy for facts. – "

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Paget, 1st baronet
Date:  [1867?]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.626)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13858

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To John Higgins   23 May 1867

Summary

Acknowledges receipt of £159 11s. 2d.

Glad to hear that the cottages are nearly finished.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  23 May 1867
Classmark:  Dominic Winter Auctioneers (dealers) (10 April 2019, lot 138)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5547F

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From Charles Lyell   16 July 1867

Summary

Curious to read what CD will say on man and his races.

Has CD seen Ludwig Rütimeyer’s Ueber die Herkunft unserer Thierwelt (Rütimeyer 1867c)?

Discusses J. F. W. Herschel’s theory of active volcanoes existing at the junction of continents and the sea.

Author:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 July 1867
Classmark:  Kinnordy MS (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5582F

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To George Warington   11 October [1867]

Summary

Thanks recipient for the pamphlet, but he had already procured the Transactions.

Does not think that his views on Origin bear in any way on the question whether some one organic being was originally created by God, or appeared spontaneously through the action of natural laws.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Warington
Date:  11 Oct [1867]
Classmark:  Bonhams (dealers) (15 November 2017)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5646F

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From R. M. Rolfe   20 November 1867

Summary

Sends cheque for Down charities.

Author:  Robert Monsey Rolfe, 1st Baron Cranworth of Cranworth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Nov 1867
Classmark:  DAR 161: 236
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5688

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From A. R. Wallace   22 October [1867]

Summary

Response to CD’s comments on "Creation by law" [see 5637].

The limits of variation discussed.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Oct [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 106: B46–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5656

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  • … Wallace, A. R. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Yours very faithfully | Alfred R.  Wallace— C.  Darwin Esq. 1.1 I am … limits”. 2.6] …

From A. R. Wallace   26 April [1867]

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Describes his view on colour [of plumage] of males and females – i.e., that absence of brilliant colour in either sex is due to need for protection in incubation, rather than to sexual selection.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Apr [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 84.1: 32–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5515

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  • … Wallace, A. R. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … me | Yours very sincerely | Alfred R Wallace C.  Darwin Esq. On cover : ‘Humming Birds? ’ …

From Salt & Sons   17 July 1867

Summary

Discusses proposed sale of house and provision for Wynne, the gardener, and his wife.

Author:  Salt & Sons
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 July 1867
Classmark:  DAR 177: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5583

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  • … Salt & Sons Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Sir | With Great Respect | Your obliged & faithful Servants | Salt & Sons C R Darwin Esq …

From Robert Monsey Rolfe   14 January 1867

Summary

Will introduce Charles Kingsley to CD.

Author:  Robert Monsey Rolfe, 1st Baron Cranworth of Cranworth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Jan 1867
Classmark:  DAR 161: 235
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5360

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From W. S. Dallas   26 December 1867

Summary

He is vexed that CD has had to write again about the index. He has no excuse except "the nature of the work itself".

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Dec 1867
Classmark:  DAR 162: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5741

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  • … Dallas, W. S. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … I shall have to write— Believe me | Your’s very truly | W.  S.  Dallas. C.  Darwin Esq r

From A. R. Wallace   1 October [1867]

Summary

Informs CD of his reply to Argyll and the North British Review criticisms [in "Creation by law", Q. J. Sci. 4 (1867): 471–88]. Cites "the predicted Madagascar moth" and Angraecum sesquipedale.

Birth of Herbert Spencer Wallace.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Oct [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 106: B43–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5637

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To [?]   22 [March? 1867]

Summary

CD must decline his correspondent’s kind offer [unspecified], but he is out of health and has passed the part about dogs in a work now at the printer’s [Variation].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  22 [Mar? 1867]
Classmark:  Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5453

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