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From Erasmus Alvey Darwin   1 April [1870?]

Summary

"Your financial operations excite my envy beyond words." Reports on stock just received.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Apr [1870?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7159

Matches: 1 hit

From G. H. Darwin   [20 April 1870]

Summary

Is leaving tonight for Genoa;

sends a French paper [not identified].

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [20 Apr 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7046

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From Lucy Caroline Wedgwood   [25 April 1870]

Summary

Aggressive behaviour of dogs and horses.

Author:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25 Apr 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 59
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7174

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Wedgwood, L. C. Harrison, L. C. Darwin, C. R. …

To Francis Galton   [27 April 1870?]

Summary

Is much obliged for information [about rabbits?].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  [27 Apr 1870?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: A16v
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7176

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From Albert Günther   [c. 9 April 1870]

Summary

CD should soon receive woodcuts.

R. A. v. Kölliker would much like to visit CD.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 9 Apr 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 242b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7144

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From Albert Günther   12 April 1870

Summary

Arranges to come to Down with R. A. v. Kölliker.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 165: 245
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7164

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Galton   26 April 1870

Summary

Rabbits still running true; hopes to increase alien blood to 30%.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: A15–16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7175

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From Charles Warren Stoddard   11 April 1870

Summary

Writes of some observations on the Sandwich Islands.

Author:  Charles Warren Stoddard
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 177: 258
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7163

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To Tord Tamerlan Teodor Thorell   20 April 1870

Summary

Thanks TTTT for his study of European spiders [On European spiders Part 1 (1869–70)] which bases its classification system on the theory of evolution.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Tord Tamerlau Teodor Thorell
Date:  20 Apr 1870
Classmark:  Sotheby’s, New York (dealers) (1997)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7168A

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From Francis Galton   8 April 1870

Summary

The mark he had thought a variation is not, and he thinks his infusion still too small even when the blood is defibrinised.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: A13–14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7161

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From George Rolleston   20 April 1870

Summary

Asks CD to look at the "special phylogonies" on pp. 138 and 152 of his book [Forms of animal life (1870)]. His comments are based on reading Haeckel, who is highly speculative and quite wrong.

Author:  George Rolleston
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 176: 209
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7168

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To James Crichton-Browne   2 April [1870]

Summary

Copy of Duchenne [see 7089] has not arrived; CD is concerned that it may be lost.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Crichton-Browne
Date:  2 Apr [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 331
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7160

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  • Darwin, C. R. Crichton-Browne, James …

From George Cupples   29 April 1870

Summary

Will send deerhound puppy.

Is critical of Herbert Spencer.

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 161: 292
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7177

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To John Murray   9 April [1870]

Summary

Finds Academy contains valuable matter for his work.

Descent progresses slowly – will not be ready for press for several months.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  9 Apr [1870]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 207–208)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7162

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From Julius Victor Carus   16 April [1870]

Summary

Would like to visit CD at Down.

[Fourth] German edition of Origin will be out in a few weeks.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Apr [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7165

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From J. V. Carus   18 April 1870

Summary

Regrets he cannot come to Down on day suggested.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 161: 75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7166

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To St G. J. Mivart   23 April [1870]

Summary

Thanks StGJM for prompt answer correcting inaccuracies in CD’s notes on StGJM’s opinions. Expects "universal disapprobation" when he publishes Descent.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  St George Jackson Mivart
Date:  23 Apr [1870]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.375)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7171

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To Rudolf Albert von Kölliker   18 April [1870]

Summary

Has sent off specimens of Virgularia but fears they are in bad state. He could not find his dried specimens. Encloses notes that can be relied upon but may be of little use.

Also encloses a memorandum for Prof. K. G. Semper.

CD thinks Alcide d’Orbigny may have given name of Virgularia pectagonica.

CD enjoyed RAvK’s recent visit [see 7164].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Rudolf Albert von Kölliker
Date:  18 Apr [1870]
Classmark:  John Gittleman (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7166A

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  • Darwin, C. R. Kölliker, R. A. von …

To A. R. Wallace   20 April [1870]

Summary

Appreciation of eulogy in preface of ARW’s book [Theory of natural selection].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:  20 Apr [1870]
Classmark:  British Library Board (Add 46434 ff. 202–3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7167

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From Giovanni Canestrini   21 April 1870

Summary

Italian translation [of Variation] is delayed, but printing should begin soon.

Will send CD one of his writings in which he defends the natural descent of man [Origin dell’uomo, 2d ed. (1870)].

CD’s theory is making great progress in Italy and daily gains supporters.

Author:  Giovanni Canestrini
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 161: 35
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7169

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  • … Canestrini, Giovanni Darwin, C. R. …
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