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From G. R. Gray   8 April 1868

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Difference between sexes of Ibis rubra; change in plumage.

Author:  George Robert Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Apr 1868
Classmark:  DAR 84.1: 92
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6105

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  • … Gray, G. R. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … it assumes the Scarlet plumage. Yours faithfully | G.  R.  Gray C.  Darwin, Esq re . …

From George Robert Gray   2 April 1868

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On the changes in plumage of scarlet ibis at the zoo in breeding season.

Author:  George Robert Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Apr 1868
Classmark:  DAR 84.1: 90–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6082

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  • … Gray, G. R. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … I remain | Yours faithfully | G.  R.  Gray C.  Darwin Esq re . 1.4 that is … bird; 1.5] …

From William Robert Grove   20 March 1868

Summary

Asks CD to breakfast in London on Tuesday [24 Mar].

Author:  William Robert Grove
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Mar 1868
Classmark:  DAR 165: 233
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6031

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From W. R. Grove   17 April 1868

Summary

He and another Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn have signed the necessary certificates for admission of CD’s son [George].

Author:  William Robert Grove
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Apr 1868
Classmark:  DAR 165: 234
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6127

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From A. R. Wallace   [11 September 1868]

Summary

ARW’s wife will accompany him to Down.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [11 Sept 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 148: 426b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6362

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From A. R. Wallace   5 September [1868]

Summary

Accepts invitation.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Sept [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 106: B67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6350

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To ?   [before 1 July 1868]

Summary

Sends a copy of George Bentham’s Anniversary address to the Linnean Society of London (Bentham 1868).

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [before 1 July 1868]
Classmark:  Deutsches Museum Archive, Munich (Pamphlet HS-Nr. 04130)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6262F

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From Alfred Russel Wallace   7 February 1868

Summary

Thanks for Variation.

Reports work on his travel book [The Malay Archipelago (1869)].

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 106: B48
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5848

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From A. R. Wallace   8 March [1868]

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On critical exchanges at the Linnean Society on natural selection and mimicry.

Roland Trimen’s paper on South African mimetic butterflies ["On some remarkable mimetic resemblances among African butterflies", Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. 26 (1870): 497–523; read 5 Mar 1868].

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Mar [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 106: B51–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5996

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From G. R. Crotch   [after 5 October 1868]

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Note identifying insects and remarking on stridulation.

Author:  George Robert Crotch
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 5 Oct 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 81: 173
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6529

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From Charlotte Maria Cooper Darwin   25 January [1868]

Summary

Expresses her pleasure at seeing George Darwin’s name as Second Wrangler.

Author:  Charlotte Maria Cooper Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Jan [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 99: 34–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5799

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From John Smith   8 April 1868

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Notes the differences in seed production between cross- and self-fertilized flowers of Victoria regia.

Author:  John Smith
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Apr 1868
Classmark:  DAR 76: B175
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6108

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From G. R. Crotch   [after 16 October 1868]

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Lists stridulating organs of various Coleoptera.

Author:  George Robert Crotch
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 16 Oct 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 81: 124
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6530

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From E. A. Darwin   [before 11 October 1868]

Summary

C[harles?] P[arker?] says he has made a "fearful mistake", and the marriage cannot be; EAD hopes to come to CD next week.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 11 Oct 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B59
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5746

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From E. A. Darwin   [September 1868 – August 1870]

Summary

Sends a bill he thinks is Caroline’s.

Tells CD of officers’ praise of Leonard.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Sept 1868 – Aug 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7047

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From A. R. Wallace   30 August [1868]

Summary

On triumph of "Darwinianism".

Discussion of their differences on subject of protection.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Aug [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 106: B65–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6334

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From A. R. Wallace   [14 September 1868]

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On sounds produced by Euchirus longimanus beetle. Sends a pair by post.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [14 Sept 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 82: A25–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6364

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From A. R. Wallace   19 March 1868

Summary

On sterility of natural species and natural selection. Closely allied forms from adjacent islands offer best chance of finding good species fertile inter se.

Problem of minute variations and sexual selection.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Mar 1868
Classmark:  DAR 106: B59–60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6024

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From A. R. Wallace   16 August [1868]

Summary

The problem of sterility, and its relation to natural selection.

George Bentham’s support of Darwinism.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Aug [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 106: B63–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6318

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To Horace Darwin   26 [July 1868]

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Writes to express his pleasure at Leonard’s success [second in the Woolwich Academy entrance examination].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  26 [July 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6289

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