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To ?   23 March [1870–1]

Summary

Declines offer of book on physics.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  23 Mar [1870-1]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7147

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From R. F. Albrecht   16 March 1870

Summary

Is currently at work on the development in birds of organs of flight according to CD’s principles; asks permission to quote CD in stating the theory.

Urges CD to republish his works in a collected edition, to make them more readily available to Germans.

Author:  R. F. Albrecht
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 159: 33
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7136

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To Thomas Woolner   10 March [1870]

Summary

Thanks for drawing. ‘The "Woolnerian tip" is worth anything to me.’

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Woolner
Date:  10 Mar [1870]
Classmark:  Bodleian Library (MS.Eng.lett.d.292 f. 77)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6650

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From Hensleigh Wedgwood   [March 1870]

Summary

On the expression of disagreeable surprise.

Author:  Hensleigh Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Mar 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7122

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  • … Wedgwood, Hensleigh Darwin, C. R. …

From George Henslow   3 March 1870

Summary

Experiments with Lapageria.

Author:  George Henslow
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 166: 171
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7126

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From Francis Galton   17 March 1870

Summary

Experiments are not going well, but the quantity of blood transfused was small.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: 7–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7139

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From Francis Galton   22 March 1870

Summary

Variety in rabbits less than he hoped for; will try a new mode of transfusion.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: 9–10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7143

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To Hermann Müller   14 March 1870

Summary

Interested that HM is studying structure of insects in relation to flowers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Heinrich Ludwig Hermann (Hermann) Müller
Date:  14 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 146: 432, Krause 1884
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7131

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To Albert Günther   23 March [1870]

Summary

Expresses his "unbounded admiration" for Mr Ford’s woodcuts [for Descent]. Thanks AG for his kindness.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  23 Mar [1870]
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7146

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  • Darwin, C. R. Günther, Albert …
  • c. — Once again accept my very sincere thanks for all your kindness. I am greatly indebted to M r Ford. Engravings have always hitherto been my greatest misery & now they are a real pleasure to me. — Yours very sincerely | Ch. Darwin. …

To H. E. Darwin   [March] 1870

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Summary

Responds to her suggested corrections [of Descent].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  [Mar] 1870
Classmark:  DAR 185: 58
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7123

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  • Darwin, C. R. Darwin, H. E. Litchfield, H. E. …

From James Orton   31 March 1870

Summary

JO found fossil shells in the Amazon Valley, which discredits Agassiz’s claim of a glacial origin.

Would like Huxley’s opinion of the fossil horse’s tooth from Quito.

Author:  James Orton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 173: 39
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7157

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From Francis Galton   15 March 1870

Summary

Interim report on the experiments with rabbits [to test Pangenesis].

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: 5–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7133

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From John Jenner Weir   17 March 1870

Summary

Describes the unusual appearance of a horse whose mother had previously borne a foal by a quagga. The effect of one mating on the subsequent pregnancy of another mating is explained by JJW using Pangenesis.

Author:  John Jenner Weir
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 181: 81
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7137

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  • … Weir, J. J. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Yours very faithfully | J Jenner Weir C Darwin Esq r . 2.1 Sir … it. — 3.2] crossed pencil …

From Francis Galton   31 March 1870

Summary

Better news about the rabbits.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: 11–12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7156

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To A. R. Wallace   7 March [1870?]

Summary

Would like to call at 10 o’clock on Wednesday morning.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:  7 Mar [1870?]
Classmark:  David Schulson (Cat. 46, June 1988)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7127A

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From St George Jackson Mivart   8 March [1870]

Summary

Will not be returning to London for a week; writes to save CD’s calling.

Author:  St George Jackson Mivart
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Mar [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 183
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7129

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From Hermann Müller   8 March 1870

Summary

HM intends studying bees to find evidence supporting CD’s theories. His work has shown him there are problems in separating species from varieties, and has also revealed many surprising instances of variation in habits.

Author:  Heinrich Ludwig Hermann (Hermann) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 171: 296
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7130

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From Fritz Müller   29 March 1870

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Summary

His observations on mimicry in butterflies

and self-sterility in plants.

Author:  Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 76: B36
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7150

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To Asa Gray   15 March [1870]

Summary

The "man-essay" [Descent] is "very interesting but very difficult".

Cat-like behaviour in dogs.

Thanks for information from Louis Agassiz;

wishes he could feel he deserves what Alexander Agassiz says of him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  15 Mar [1870]
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (91)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7132

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From H. E. Darwin   [30 March 1870]

Summary

Describes crying in an infant.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [30 Mar 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 69
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7153

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  • … Darwin, H. E. Litchfield, H. E. Darwin, C. R. …
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