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From Francis Darwin   [before 4 January 1870]

Summary

Humphrey does not think more bones in female os coccyx than in male. Because of maceration it is impossible to compare male and female skeletons. Has another coach while Stuart ill.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 4 Jan 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6520F

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From E. A. Darwin   [1870–81]

Summary

Share dealings.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1870–81]]
Classmark:  DAR 105: 111
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12379

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To W. E. Darwin   [1870–82]

Summary

Two letters have arrived for WED.

Joseph has had two teeth out.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  Christie’s (dealers) (17 November 1995)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13799F

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To?   [1870–82]

Summary

Printed acknowledgment of the receipt of a letter.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  DAR 133: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13859

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To ?   [1870–82]

Summary

Query [possibly for publication] on ridges and furrows in pasture-land that had been ploughed long ago. Gives directions for measuring ridges on sloping land.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  DAR 63: 87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13885

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From Alfred Russel Wallace   22 January 1870

Summary

Plans for his new book, Contributions to the theory of natural selection (1870), which will contain his papers on the subject.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Jan 1870
Classmark:  DAR 106: B90–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7085

Matches: 1 hit

From Rowland H. Wedgwood   [1870–82]

Summary

An instance of long memory in a horse.

Author:  Rowland Henry Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  G. J. Romanes (1882): 330
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13855A

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To District Health Office   [after 1869]

Summary

Gives opinion on the merits of Mr [Stephen P. J.] Eng[leheart (Darwin family doctor)]. Believes he would make an excellent county officer if elected to the district office of health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  District Health Office
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 165
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8704

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  • Darwin, C. R. District Health Office …

To Richard Kippist   16 January [1870 or 1871]

Summary

Requests the return of some plates sent in error.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Linnean Society
Date:  16 Jan [1870-1]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7081

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From Charles Ottley Groom Napier   January 1870

Summary

COG-N sends, at the request of the late Lord Brougham, a copy of his work, The book of nature and the book of man [1870].

Author:  Charles Ottley Groom Napier
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  Jan 1870
Classmark:  DAR 165: 228
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7068

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  • … Groom Napier, C. O. Darwin, C. R. …

To Albert Günther   16 January [1870]

Summary

Invites AG to Down for a weekend with A. Newton, R. Swinhoe, and Hooker.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  16 Jan [1870]
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7080

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  • Darwin, C. R. Günther, Albert …
  • r . Gunther Do you feel inclined as yet to leave home? A little change w d be good for you. Newton of Cambridge (& I hope Hooker & Swinhoe) is coming here next Saturday Jan.  22 d to dine, & to stay till Monday morning. Will you join us: it w d give me great pleasure if you can prevail on yourself to come. — I enclose memorandum about best trains. — —Yours very sincerely, | C.  Darwin

To Adolf Reuter   15 January [1870]

Summary

Thanks AR for specimens of fruit.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Adolf Reuter
Date:  15 Jan [1870]
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 220–221)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7079

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To Charles Boner   20 January [1870]

Summary

Thanks CB for Transylvania [1865].

CD’s health has declined steadily. He must now be content to read about nature as described by CB and others.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Boner
Date:  20 Jan [1870]
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 203–204)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7083

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To Albert Günther   13 January [1870]

Summary

Delighted with proofs of illustrations [for Descent]. Hopes AG is pleased with them, as they illustrate facts given on his authority.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  13 Jan [1870]
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7077

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From William Turner   3 January 1870

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Summary

On the development of the mammae and the glands of the skin. R. A. v. Kölliker and Carl von Langer are the authorities [See Descent 1: 209].

Author:  William Turner
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Jan 1870
Classmark:  DAR 80: B158–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7088

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To Charles Boner   [before 8 January 1870]

Summary

Has received [read?] CB’s two works [Chamois hunting in the mountains of Bavaria (2d ed., 1860) and Forest creatures (1871)] and has made use of them in his present book [Descent].

CB’s descriptions of the Tyrol make CD long to be "strong and young again to ramble over the mountains".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Boner
Date:  [before 8 Jan 1870]
Classmark:  Kettle ed. 1871, p. 77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7073

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From Charles Boner   8 January 1870

Summary

Is glad CD liked Chamois hunting [in Bavaria (1853, 1860)].

Regrets CD’s poor health.

Sends his book, Transylvania [1865].

Author:  Charles Boner
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Jan 1870
Classmark:  DAR 160: 239
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7074

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From Anton Dohrn   13 January 1870

Summary

Thanks CD for his support and for his cautionary advice.

Will send his work on embryology of arthropods as soon as it is finished [Bau und Entwicklung der Arthropoden (1870)].

Author:  Felix Anton (Anton) Dohrn
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Jan 1870
Classmark:  DAR 162: 205
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7076

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From Albert Günther   [after 13 January 1870]

Summary

Is glad CD likes the proofs; looks forward to the appearance of his work.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 13 Jan 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 244
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7078

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From Federico Delpino   [1870]

Summary

Sends CD "L’applicazione della teoria Darwiniana ai fiori ed agli insetti visitatori dei fiori" [Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 2 (1870)]. Continues to support vitalism and teleology.

Author:  Federico Delpino
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 141
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7055

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